Renewable Energy

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

How Renewable Energy Helps Rural Communities

By Kayla Matthews

Renewable energy is good for the environment, of course. But did you know it has additional benefits for rural communities?


Net Metering: a Key Policy that Helps You Balance your Solar-Electricity Use

By Vikram Aggarwal

Unless you install an energy storage option like the Tesla Powerwall, you’ll need access to an electricity source other than solar when the sun isn’t shining. Thanks to a utility program called net metering, you can easily power your house with solar electricity throughout the year.


Dandelion Energy: Bringing Affordable Geothermal to New York

By Seth Leitman

Dandelion, a geothermal startup that recently graduated X, the research and development lab at Google’s parent company, announces a partnership with Hudson Solar, the leading residential solar installer in the Hudson Valley and Upstate NY


States Lead the Way with Renewable Energy Policy

By Lydia Noyes

Eight states are leading the way with legislation to boost clean power production.


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Cloudy Skies for Solar Incentives in the Bay State

By Ryan Willemsen

SMART program solar incentives in Massachusetts.


Top Technologies to Shrink your Home Energy Usage and Carbon Footprint

By Vikram Aggarwal

Reducing your carbon footprint and simultaneously saving money is easier than ever with the growth of energy-saving technologies.


How to Convince Your Community to Switch to Solar Power

By Bobbi Peterson

Communities around the world are switching to renewable energy sources. Although the push toward renewables can be difficult, there are many ways to demonstrate just how important the switch is for our environment and our future.


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.