Renewable Energy

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

First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine Launches in U.S.

By the U.S. Department of Energy

University of Maine leads the United States in clean-energy technology, thanks to the development of a grid-connected wind turbine off the coast of Maine.


Towards Perpetual Motion Machines-Part 3

By David Wright

A 3-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.


Are Wind Farms Making People Sick?

By Roberta Kwok

In a recent study, researchers found that watching videos about wind farm-related illnesses made participants claim the same symptons.


Nokero International is Awarded ‘Patents for Humanity Award’ for Providing Solar Energy to the Developing World

Press Release

Nokero International has been awarded the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s ‘Patents for Humanity’ award.


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Do It Yourself! Build a Small-Scale Ethanol Fuel Plant

By Richard Freudenberger

Find out what it takes to build an ethanol fuel plant, including sourcing feedstock.


Towards Perpetual Motion Machines - Part 2 of 3

By David Wright

A three-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.


KOR Launches Nava — The Bottled-Water Killer

Press Release

KOR Water has announced the reusable Nava filtering water bottle.


30 Steps to Energy Efficiency - Step 1: Call Your Utility Company

By Comly Wilson

Tonight when you get home from work or school, call your utility company and ask what incentives they have for you to get an energy audit for your home. Many utilities have been offering free energy audits for years, but very few people have actually taken advantage.




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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.

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