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The Fiscal Benefits of Renewable Energy

The Fiscal Benefits of Renewable Energy

The creation of new and improved renewable energy resources supports local economies, creates jobs and helps America promote a cleaner, more sustainable and ethical future. We explore the benefits that renewable energy yields for organizations, governments and persons alike,…

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Strides Made in Biomass Energy Techniques

Department of Energy Creates Bioenergy Research Centers

On July 17, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced $40 million in Department of Energy awards for the establishment of four Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs). This was done in an attempt to initiate the scientific…

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Reduce Your Energy Bill Today

Reduce Your Energy Bill Today

According to the latest release from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average residential monthly electric bill is $110.21. It is also estimated that the average consumer will spend 7 percent of his or her…

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American Energy Policy Basics

American Energy Policy Basics

The Congressional Research Service states that the main goals of U.S. energy policy are: “to assure a secure supply of energy, to keep energy costs low enough to meet the needs of a growing economy and to protect the…

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A Beginner's Guide to Green Energy

A Beginner’s Guide to Green Energy

Green energy, or green power as it’s often referred to, is a way of harnessing natural processes to create energy in a manner that is sustainable for the environment. This typically includes: wind power, solar power, hydropower, geothermal energy,…

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Top 5 Ways People Waste Energy Without Even Realizing It

Top 5 Ways People Waste Energy Without Even Realizing It

  Incandescent Bulbs:Using incandescent light bulbs is both hard on the environment and your wallet. Not only are incandescents more expensive up-front (on average, incandescents cost buyers $12.86 more than a CFL bulb), but contribute to a large waste…

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Saving Energy with Smart Home Technology: Part 2

Last week we introduced smart home technology and how much it can improve your home and save on energy bills. Managing your energy usage manually through standard methods like a conventional thermostat, light switches, and appliances is better than…

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Saving Energy with Smart Home Technology: Part 1

Smart home products are making a big impact on the way we look at modeling our homes and energy usage. Home automation and smart home technology rely on the basic principle of conservation, an idea most likely pre-programmed in…

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