Renewable Energy

The best advice on energy efficiency, solar power, wind energy, living off the grid, and more.

This New Charging Technology Could Change Energy as We Know It

By Kayla Matthews

Lithium-ion batteries are still the primary source of power for many of our daily tech gadgets and household appliances. But, with the increasing popularity of connected devices, li-ion batteries are no longer the most efficient energy source for us.


Growing Up as an Off-Grid Child

By Aur Beck, Advanced Energy Solutions Group

Growing up off the grid helped to develop skills and a sustainable mind-set.


Top 5 Benefits of Going Solar in 2017

By Brooke Soldo, 123SolarPower

Whether you are interested in cutting expenses, want to shield your roof from UV rays, or reduce your personal contribution to climate change, going solar is a great investment.


DIY Solar-Powered Home Office: The Freedom to Work from Home

By Ben Peterson, Reinvent the World

Good bye commute, so long power bill! Watch video plans to build your own solar powered home office. Enjoy the freedom to work from home.


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The Future is Bright for Residential Solar in Nevada

By Ryan Willemsen

A newly signed Nevada assembly bill (AB 405) brings the Nevada solar industry roaring back to life. Changes in late 2015 made to net metering laws in Nevada created an extremely unfavorable climate for solar, but new changes allow for the industry to recover and once again prosper.


Energy Cooperatives Make ‘Solar Gardens’ Bloom

By Lydia Noyes

Make renewable energy a more affordable option for your home or business by joining a local energy co-op.


Zero Net Energy Ordinance

By Lydia Noyes

A small U.S. town hopes to become one of the world’s first net-zero cities.


Solar Rooftops and Tesla’s New Solar Roof

By Ryan Willemsen, Solar to the People

Tesla's new solar roof has created an enormous buzz in the solar world. We take a look at the upsides, downsides, and economics of the solar roof.




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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

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