Renewable Energy

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

Top 5 Reasons to Go Solar Right Now

By Simone Garneau, Sunmetrix

With favorable legislation in the form of a generous tax credit, along with low interest rates and stabilizing costs, switching to solar energy has never made more sense for homeowners frustrated by rising electricity rates and/or wanting to help the environment.


Living Off-Grid, Really?!

By Aur Beck, Advanced Energy Solutions Group

Aur Beck, who has lived off-grid with solar electricity as his main power source for 18 years, shares some of his personal experiences with renewable resources throughout his life.


Solar Panels and Electric Cars: Can I Use Solar to Charge My Vehicle?

By Vikram Aggarwal, EnergySage

Solar panels and electric cars are a match made in heaven – when you install a solar energy system on your home, you can use it to both power your home and charge your electric car for emissions-free transportation.


Should You DIY Solar with a Solar Panel Kit?

By Vikram Aggarwal, EnergySage

To save money, it’s no surprise that many homeowners are considering DIY solar panel kits when they decide to go solar. Here are the top things you need to know about DIY solar before making a decision.


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Top 10 Places to Go Solar in the United States

By Simone Garneau, Sunmetrix

Determining the best places to go solar is not just about finding the sunniest places, but also about the economics of going solar. That means taking a look at electricity prices and available financial incentives as well.


Energy Breakthrough: Reactionless Generator and 'Out of the Void' Film Review

By Toby Grotz

Energy conversion efficiencies have been stuck in the 19th century. As a result the enormous drain on natural resources has polluted the entire planet and threatens to cause a return to a preindustrial lifestyle. An Energy breakthrough is needed. A breakthrough has occurred as prophesied by Nikola Tesla.


Solar Power as a Retirement Investment Strategy

By Vikram Aggarwal, EnergySage

Establishing a secure financial future for your retirement requires that you explore a variety of options, but most homeowners don’t realize that installing a solar panel system can be one of the smartest retirement investment options available.


Does Snow Affect My Solar Panels?

By Vikram Aggarwal, EnergySage

Plenty of homeowners have both solar panels and snow, and some of the most popular regions in the U.S. for solar have snowy winters. Don’t let winter weather discourage you from going solar!



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