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  • Understanding energy : importance scale survey 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    A survey to determine the importance of alternative energy objectives.
  • Understanding energy : sources and uses 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Sources and uses of energy in the United States -- Primary energy sources -- Sources and uses -- Energy use in homes -- Energy use in agriculture -- References -- Notes
  • Understanding energy : carbon and energy 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Carbon and energy in the United States -- How is carbon related to energy? -- Determine your carbon contributions -- References
  • Understanding energy : understanding your energy consumption 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Understanding current energy consumption and costs is a crucial part of making an informed decision. Use this worksheet to explore the types of energy you currently use and the price you pay."--First page.
  • Understanding energy : off-grid living 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Living off-grid refers to living in a self-sustaining manner without reliance on one or more utilities. Some consider disconnecting from the electrical utility to be off-grid, but others have a more comprehensive view of ...
  • Understanding energy : green building 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "When people look into buying or retrofitting a home or other building, they consider purchase price (the first price tag), number of rooms, floor plan and the overall look. Buyers increasingly consider the "second price ...
  • Understanding energy : net metering 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Nearly all households pay a utility company for electricity on a monthly basis. As discussions of national energy consumption and issues of energy independence become more prevalent, many consumers are considering reducing ...
  • Understanding energy : needs assessment 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Needs assessment -- Needs assessment techniques -- References
  • Understanding energy : energy pyramid 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "The E3A toolkit uses the Energy Pyramid for Home, Farm and Ranch to help you mkae informed energy decisions."--First page.
  • Steps in the micro-hydro series : equipment and installer selection and costs 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Selecting equipment and installers -- Micro-hydro costs and incentives -- References
  • Steps in the micro-hydro series : site assessment 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Site assessment -- Determining head -- Determining flow -- Calculating available anergy -- Characteristics of a viable location -- Hydro prospecting -- References
  • Steps in the micro-hydro series : understanding micro-hydro 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Micro-hydro involves a large range of system sizes, from a 50-watt system powering an electric fence to a 100-kW system selling electricity to a utility. Like other renewable energy technologies, micro-hydro can be used ...
  • Steps in the micro-hydro series : introduction 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Growing interest in renewable energy systems - from small wind to solar - has led to a renewed interest in one of the oldest and most established renewable energy sources: hydroelectric power. When most people think of ...
  • Steps in the anaerobic digester series : maintenance 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Operation of an anaerobic digester requires more maintenance than other manure management practices. Installation of an anaerobic digester may require one or two additional employees for routine maintenance, depending on ...
  • Steps in the abaerobic digester series : selection 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Some companies specializing in anaerobic digester installation are new, and others have been around for more than 30 years. Recent technological improvements have made anaerobic digesters more successful on farms, however ...
  • Steps in the anaerobic digester series : economics 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Once you have determined that anaerobic digestion is technically feasible and have measured your methane generation potential, next consider whether the project would be economically feasible. You can subsidize many capital ...
  • Steps in the anaerobic digester series : understanding technical feasibility 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Understanding anaerobic digesters -- Anaerobic digestion process -- Anaerobic digestion system configuration -- Technical considerations -- Notes
  • Steps in the anaerobic digester series : estimate potential 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    Estimate energy generation potential -- Estimating energy generation -- Calculating cost savings -- Referenes
  • Steps in the anaerobic digester series : exploring energy efficiency and alternatives 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "This series explores the applications and benefits of on-farm anaerobic digestion to convert animal waste to energy. It can also help you decide if installation of an anaerobic digester is right for you. You should ...
  • Steps in the biodiesel series : economics 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "Biodiesel may be derived from oilseed feedstock, known as virgin oil, or recycled vegetable oil. When feedstock is used, you should understand the economic factors that affect oilseed processing and how they relate to the ...

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