Renewable Energy

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

Complete Biogas: Designing a Low Cost, DIY Biogas Digester for North America, Part 2

By David William House

You can digest food waste to produce a burnable gas (biogas), to produce high quality fertilizer, and to fight climate change. Learn how.


Cuba and Vermont Perspectives on Energy and Culture, Part 4

By Paul Scheckel

The fourth in a series of postings about my visit to Cuba with a delegation of energy industry professionals, and a Cuban colleague’s visit to Vermont where I developed a similar tour. Along the way we learned about efficiency and renewables, and some striking contrasts between ourselves and our countries were revealed.


Cuba and Vermont Perspectives on Energy and Culture, Part 3

By Paul Scheckel

The third in a series of weekly postings about my visit to Cuba with a delegation of energy industry professionals, and a Cuban colleague’s visit to Vermont where I developed a similar tour. Along the way we learned about efficiency and renewables, and some striking contrasts between ourselves and our countries were revealed.


Cuba and Vermont Perspectives on Energy and Culture, Part 2

By Paul Scheckel

The second post in a series of weekly postings about my visit to Cuba with a delegation of energy industry professionals, and a Cuban colleague’s visit to Vermont where I developed a similar tour. Along the way we learned about efficiency and renewables, and some striking contrasts between ourselves and our countries were revealed.


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Cuba and Vermont Perspectives on Energy and Culture, Part 1

By Paul Scheckel

The first in a series of weekly postings about my visit to Cuba with a delegation of energy industry professionals, and a Cuban colleague’s visit to Vermont for a similar tour. Along the way we learned about efficiency and renewables, and some striking contrasts between ourselves and our countries were revealed.


'Life Off Grid'

By Phillip Vannini and Jonathan Taggart

In this blog post we describe the choices we made in producing and editing our film, "Life Off Grid."


DIY Solar Power Is a Wise Choice

By Doug and Jennie Ostgaard

With photovoltaic (PV) panel technology you can tap into the amazing world of free totally renewable energy from the sun. You generally cannot find a better more reliable source of power on the planet that solar. In our book you will find that a DIY on grid/off grid system is very affordable and a wise choice for almost everyone.


Holiday Meals, the Food Coma and Climate Change

By Paul Scheckel

What do holidays, indoor air quality and global warming have in common?




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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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