2016 Abstract: Islands incur more difficult and expensive energy supplies; many offshore islands, therefore, develop renewable energy to supply energy and reduce CO2 emissions. However, most of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, are intermittent and variable sources of power. To overcome the integration problems, numerous islands have utilized several useful methods. For ...[Read More]
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Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change ...[Read More]
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