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May 5, 2019

Breaking Down Average Energy Use in U.S. Homes with the Residential Energy Consumption Survey

Every several years, the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a sub-office in the U.S. Department of Energy, conducts the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) and publishes the results publicly. The periodic publication of RECS allows the…
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Industry news
April 28, 2019

The Influx of Electric Buses as Clean Transportation in Cities

With transportation being one of the most critical areas to address in order to fight climate change, buying electric cars for personal transportation is not the only clean transportation option available. On top of the…
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Green Energy
April 21, 2019

Smart Thermostats: Saving Energy Made Easy

It’s been a little over a decade since smart phones took over our life and smart functions have been included in high-end cars for years, but smart voice assistants have finally created an environment where…
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Industry news
April 14, 2019

Blockchain to the Rescue: How This Digital Trend Relates to Renewable Energy

Much in like talk about the World Wide Web in the 1990s and smartphones in the 2000s, the talk about blockchain (and, relatedly, cryptocurrency) seems to be all the buzz in popular media headlines without…
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Green Energy
April 7, 2019

What is a Smart Grid and How Smart is Our Current Grid?

These days it seems like everything has a ‘smart’ version: you can control your smart lights and your smart thermostat from your smartphone. Then you can hop into your electric vehicle, charged with a smart…
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BusinessGreen Energy
March 31, 2019

How Energy Efficiency Can Be Considered the Invisible Renewable Energy Source

In the ever-growing efforts to convert our world to one powered by clean energy resources, the same renewable energy sources are typically touted as the key cogs in a patchwork solution to the pending climate…
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Green EnergyTips
March 24, 2019

How Long Does It Take for Solar Panels on Your Home to Pay for Themselves?

Rooftop solar panel installations have reached an inflection point in recent years, going from a luxury that your well-to-do tree-hugging neighbor installed to a real money saving, or actually money making, asset that practical homeowners…
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March 19, 2019

Charging Your Electric Vehicle at Home: What You Need to Know

While electric vehicles have seemingly been on the brink of mass market penetration for years now, the United States might finally be reaching an inflection point in the market for electric cars. A survey from…
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Green Energy
March 10, 2019

Understanding Wind Energy and Why Onshore vs. Offshore Are Two Completely Different Ball Games

As the worldwide energy industry strives to move away from fossil fuels and towards clean and renewable energy sources, wind energy can be considered among the most crucial technologies to develop. While civilizations have been…
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March 3, 2019

Beware of Energy Vampires: The Device in Your Home That May Be Sucking Energy from the Sockets When You Least Expect It

Vampires are notorious for a number of their qualities: they suck your blood, they're living in this world as undead, and they largely operate at night-- scary stuff! But vampires aren't just restricted to Halloween,…
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