Transformation of the electricity sector may be able to be delayed by wasting billions of federal tax dollars on unnecessary meters, and large long-distance transmission lines, but it cannot be stopped. It may be a politically rocky transition for the foreseeable future, but I am confident America will certainly achieve energy independence and clean energy abundance.
In our first installment, we covered the basics of electricity generation and the process by which a wind turbine creates power. This time, we’ll look at the benefits of adding a wind turbine as a source of clean power for your home.
In this blog series, we look at how a small wind turbine works, while exploring the concept of the smart home microgrid.
A short simple explanation of how to project your electrical needs in order to size your electrical off grid system.
Two easy steps to reduce your electrical use whether you live off grid or not.
This is the last of a series in home and energy options available to us. It is a short summary of all of the choices we have when designing a new home on or off grid that will benefit your energy use.
A year-long study in Oklahoma found that consumers who used energy-tracking technology and pricing plans that let them analyze their usage can cut their consumption in half.
It's easy to find out what fuels your power comes from using this nifty tool from the EPA.
If we want more electricity from renewable sources, we need to think about upgrades to our electric grid.
Texas is already the U.S. leader in wind power, and that lead is about to get even bigger.