Renewable Energy

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

Greener Pastures: Chicago, Illinois

By John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist

Greener Pastures: Chicago, Illinois February/March 2003 by John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist With one of the most progressive renewable energy rebate programs in the country, Chicago is becoming a city of solar panels and skyscrapers. Scarred brownfields and littered lots are undergoing verdant transformations, pro


Renewable Energy Living: Less Holiday Gift Giving and Eco-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

By Claire Anderson

The Green Gazette column shares renewable energy living topics, including spending less during the holiday season, portable solar power supply and eco-friendly stocking stuffers. Originally published as "Green Gazette" December 2002/January 2003 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Gaining Energy Independence Using Sun and Wind Power

By Rex A. Ewing

Rex A. Ewing and his wife gain energy independence by using the renewable sources of sun and wind to power their home. Originally published as "Freedom With the Sun and Wind" October/November 2002 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Choosing Wind as a Source of Renewable Energy

By Michael Hackleman and Claire Anderson

Michael Hackleman and Claire Anderson explain how choosing wind as a source for renewable energy makes us less dependent on utility giants and nonrenewable, polluting fossil fuels. Originally published as "Harvest the Wind" June/July 2002 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


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Renewable Energy Living: Solar Cooking, Agritourism and Ethanol Fuel

By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

The Green Gazette column shares renewable energy living topics, including solar cooking, agritourism and ethanol fuel. Originally published as "Green Gazette" June/July 2002 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Renewable Energy Living: Family Farming, Kaolin Clay and Frontier House

By Sarah Beth Cavanah

The Green Gazette column shares renewable energy living topics, including family friendly farming, kaolin clay an orchard miracle for fruit growers and a close-up look at the PBS reality history show Frontier House. Originally published as "Green Gazette" April/May 2002 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Install a Solar Photovoltaic Roof to Generate Free Electricity

By Terri Suess and Cheryl Long

Terri Suess and Cheryl Long discuss how you can save money and reduce pollution when you install a solar photovoltaic roof. Originally published as "Eliminate Your Electric Bill Go Solar" February/March 2002 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Eight Compelling Reasons to Buy a Solar Roof

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors

MOTHER EARTH NEWS sheds light on eight environmentally-sound reasons to buy a solar roof.




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