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How Apple Became One of The Greenest Companies in America

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How Apple Became One of The Greenest Companies in America You probably know 101 things about Apple and its products, but did you know that it was ranked number eight in the Top 10 Greenest Companies in the United States for 2017(1)? This achievement is an impressive feat considering there are over eight million registered … Read more

How to Get a Free Nest Learning Thermostat

How to Get a Free Nest Learning Thermostat The U.S Residential Energy Consumption Survey says home heating and cooling make up the biggest energy expense in the U.S. and accounts for 48% of the average homeowner’s energy bill (1). With high-quality gadgets like our best solar pool heater, best solar attic fan, and Google’s Nest … Read more

5 Cool Energy-Saving Gadgets You’ve Probably NEVER Heard Of

Cool Energy Saving Gadgets

5 Cool Energy-Saving Gadgets You’ve Probably NEVER Heard Of One of the major challenges every homeowner faces is how to reduce their utility bills. According to ENERGY STAR®, the average household in the U.S. spends at least $2,000 a year on utility bills (1). This accounts for about 7% of the average homeowner’s income (2). … Read more

5 Ways to Determine if Solar Energy is Right for You

Is Solar Energy is Right for You

Is Solar Energy For You? Here are 5 questions to help you find out Solar is one of the fastest growing alternative sources of energy, with its adoption increasing exponentially. Experts predict the solar energy market will experience a record 14% growth in 2020 alone. You might feel like you’re missing out, but is solar … Read more

Solar Energy University

Solar 101 Access these articles to learn on the basics of solar. Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Solar 201 Mastered the basics? Access these articles for an intermediate solar energy education. Article 1 Article 2 Solar 301 Ready to graduate? Access these articles to prepare yourself for a graduate level of training. Article 1 … Read more

Windpower

Wind power is growing in Wisconsin. Dozens of large scale wind turbines, as tall as 20-story buildings and producing enough power for 15,000 Wisconsin homes, have been built in the eastern part of the state, on the Niagara Escarpment—and that’s just one example. These wind farms produce no pollution and reduce carbon dioxide emissions (implicated … Read more

Tesla Already Boasts Numerous Triumphs In May

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Electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla is having a really, really solid month so far, and we’re not even half way into it.  With the EV industry reeling from grim news regarding Coda’s bankruptcy announcement and Fisker Automotive’s apparent demise, Tesla Motors is basking in a trifecta of great news stories that emerged from their camp. … Read more

TAX CREDITS GIVE SOLAR INVESTORS A BRIGHT FUTURE

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Global investments in clean energy are down for the second year in a row, but the U.S. Senate is supporting solar power.  The Senate introduced a bipartisan bill that allows for the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) to be claimed by companies with solar projects under construction before the expiration date of December 31, 2016.  Under the … Read more

Energy Theft Goes Global

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When you hear the phrase “electricity theft,” you may automatically picture places like India or Brazil where the number of power outages is astounding.   Unfortunately, electricity thieves can be found in nearly every country across the globe, including the U.S.  Whether it’s performing illegal hookups, tampering with meters, or stealing copper wire from substations, over $200 billion … Read more

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