Introduction

In today’s economy, there are more reasons than ever to cut your energy bill. One of the most popular ways to do so is to invest in renewable energy to power all or part of your home. But, even if you don’t have the resources to install a full photovoltaic solar kit on your roof, there are dozens of other ways to cut your bills, save money, and generally be more kind to Mother Earth. Continue reading “Introduction”

30 Money-Saving Tips You Can Use Right Now

Every year, there are millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet, and most of them never realize that they could save hundreds if not thousands of dollars by making some very simple changes. For those of you in search of cost-cutting solutions that don’t turn your life into an episode of Survivor, here are 30 simple, easy to follow tips you can implement today.  Continue reading “30 Money-Saving Tips You Can Use Right Now”

Installing Wind Power

Wind power is becoming increasingly popular as a source of energy for major power suppliers around the globe. The wind never dies, and turbines are becoming less expensive and more efficient with each passing year. However, when you crane your neck up at the 200-foot windmill along the highway, you must be wondering if you could possibly harness the same power efficiently. Luckily, the answer is yes.  Continue reading “Installing Wind Power”

Secrets to Installing Solar Power in Your Home

When it comes to renewable energy, nothing gets more press than solar power and for good reason. The sun is out there all day, every day. Even on cloudy days, the sun is showering us with energy that can be harnessed and used to heat our homes, power our appliances, and replace the expensive, fossil fuel-burning energy companies. Every square meter of sunlight carries 1,000 watts of energy – a massive burst of raw power. Continue reading “Secrets to Installing Solar Power in Your Home”

Types of Solar Collectors

When it comes to renewable energy, nothing gets more press than solar power and for good reason. The sun is out there all day, every day. Even on cloudy days, the sun is showering us with energy that can be harnessed and used to heat our homes, power our appliances, and replace the expensive, fossil fuel-burning energy companies. Every square meter of sunlight carries 1,000 watts of energy – a massive burst of raw power. Continue reading “Types of Solar Collectors”

The World’s Energy Crisis

Right now, we’re coming to terms with a hard truth that has been hanging over our heads for decades. The amount of energy in the world is finite. We have always known that – it’s fairly easy to understand when you consider that most of our energy is derived from fossil fuels. But, now more than ever we’re seeing the evidence that we only have so long until energy sources grow too rare and too expensive for average consumers like us to afford.  Continue reading “The World’s Energy Crisis”