Renewable Energy

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

Off-Grid Homesteading in Vermont

By Ashley Hetrick, Vermont Mango Plantation

After six years on our homestead, I wouldn't trade this life for anything.

3 Tips for Selling a Home with Solar Panels

By Sarah Hancock

Have a solar energy system on your roof and need to sell your home? Read these tips to help make the process go more smoothly.

Solar Pioneer Party

By Aur Beck, Advanced Energy Solutions Group

Solar pioneers celebrates premiere of ‘Solar Roots: The Pioneers of PV’ documentary film.

States Lead the Way with Renewable Energy Policy

By Lydia Noyes

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


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.