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  1. Harvesting of Hybrid Poplar Trees for Cellulosic Ethanol B-Roll

    03:46

    from U.S. Department of Energy Added 38 0 0

    Biofuels can be used to produce transportation fuels, biobased products, and power. An alternative to using corn or other food-based crops is the harvesting of woody materials; here, poplar trees…

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    • High Gain Solar Pilot Project B-Roll

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      from U.S. Department of Energy Added 32 0 0

      A high gain solar photovoltaic (PV) project is piloted in California, where it produces over 80% of the electricity for a small town.

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      • Hydroelectric Power Plant B-Roll

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        from U.S. Department of Energy Added 69 0 0

        A hydropower system uses a dam to store river water in a reservoir. Water released from the reservoir flows through a turbine, spinning it, which then activates a generator to produce renewable electricity.

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        • Concentrating Solar Power Generation: Parabolic Troughs – Nevada B-Roll

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          from U.S. Department of Energy Added 66 0 0

          A large-scale solar farm in Nevada generates renewable solar energy using parabolic troughs, a form of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology.

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          • Residential Geothermal Heat Pump Drilling and Installation B-Roll

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            from U.S. Department of Energy Added 29 0 0

            A horizontal heat pump is installed in a Colorado residence; as this geothermal technology regulates space-heating and -cooling using the constant temperature of the earth, it uses 25% to 50% less…

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            • Commercial Photovoltaic Application – California Convention Center B-Roll

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              Several solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays turn a California convention center rooftop and parking structure into a source of clean energy.

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              • Residential Photovoltaic Solar Panels B-Roll

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                from U.S. Department of Energy Added 57 0 0

                Footage shows exteriors of two Colorado residences that use photovoltaic (PV) panels to collect renewable solar energy, thereby reducing their dependence on external electric power. Net metering reveals…

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                • Smart Grid Pilot Program – Colorado B-Roll

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                  from U.S. Department of Energy Added 13 0 0

                  An effort to modernize the electrical distribution system is piloted in Fort Collins, Colorado, where a smart grid connects industrial and commercial buildings employing renewable energy technologies…

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                  • Concentrating Solar Power Tower Technology B-Roll

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                    from U.S. Department of Energy Added 86 0 0

                    Solar power towers are systems that use an array of mirrors to focus the sun's energy on a tower-mounted heat exchanger to generate electricity.

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                    • Wind Turbines: Converting the Energy of the Wind to Electricity B-Roll

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                      from U.S. Department of Energy Added 54 0 0

                      Wind turbines produce electricity for the power grid on a wind farm in southern Wyoming.

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                      • Concentrating Solar Power Parabolic Trough Systems B-Roll

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                        from U.S. Department of Energy Added 71 1 0

                        The parabolic trough is just one of the several types of concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies that focus the sun's heat using reflective surfaces to generate electricity.

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                        • Concentrating Solar Power Dish Systems B-Roll

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                          from U.S. Department of Energy Added 61 0 0

                          Each solar dish in a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant focuses the sun's heat toward a Stirling engine that converts the energy to electricity.

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