3 factors fueling the growth of solar power

The solar power industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Greentech Media reported that, sometime in the last two months, the United States hit a major milestone: completing its millionth

EPA ranks Pennsylvania as leader in green power usage

Individuals and businesses across the globe have increased their efforts to improve the sustainability of our planet. And with good reason. In addition to creating a healthier and safer environment,

6 Mother’s Day gifts to help Mom save energy and time

Have you ever wondered when and how Mother's Day came about? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it dates back to 1908, when Anna Jarvis started the first celebrations in Virginia

What can energy deregulation do for customers?

Do you like your residential energy provider? Natural gas and electricity rates are an unpredictable expense for many families across the U.S., but with energy deregulation, they become easier to manage. When

Hail the negawatt: The benefits of investing in ‘nothing’

You've heard of the megawatt - now get ready for the "negawatt." As the name suggests, negawatts are a unit of measurement relating to energy efficiency. The higher the savings through

Energy efficiency supercharges computing

For energy efficient homes, computers are a necessary evil. Desktops use up a lot of electricity when active, not to mention when the ambient power they drain from simply being

Tuning out: Why efficiency naysayers don’t ring true

Energy efficiency measures don't seem like something anyone can really quibble with when you get down to its core. Integrating smarter methods for using power and sustaining a home or

Will the modern energy industry actually save resources?

The U.S. energy grid is - and will be- going through significant changes financially and environmentally in the coming years. The industry has started heavily considering and implementing measures that

What the future holds for industrial energy consumption

When it comes to energy consumption and efficiency, industrial organizations have much more to consider than your average homeowner or small business. While a startup or a married couple might

The fight for a modern electrical grid in the US

Recently, the White House released its Quadrennial Energy Review report, frankly discussing the nation's need to update its dated energy transmission and distribution infrastructure. To preserve grid stability for future