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Renewable Energy

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

Food Waste and Biogas, Part 3

By David William House

Summing up: How much food waste makes how much biogas to power what functions around the farmstead?


DIY Photovoltaic Power

By Doug and Jennie Ostgaard

Doug and Jennie Ostgaard designed and built a photovoltaic system for their home, a project they was completed in six months. DIY photovoltaic solar has many benefits, and they outline a few of them here.


Small Steps Toward Energy Efficiency Upgrades

By Jamie Thorp

Save your spare pocket change for energy efficiency upgrades, and intimidating up-front costs will quickly become affordable.


Complete Biogas: Food Waste and Biogas, Part 2

By David William House

Wasting food in the U.S., making biogas, and using food waste to do it ... (Let's not waste all that wasted food!).


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Complete Biogas: Food Waste and Biogas, Part 1

By David William House

There’s a gold mine out back of your local restaurant in the form of wasted food. Learn to think like an ecologist and discover how nature turns “waste” into useable, renewable energy.


Reducing Transportation Emissions

By Ruth Barton

Transportation in the U.S. is responsible for high levels of carbon emissions. Simply by changing habits and adopting more eco-friendly methods of getting from A to B will help both the environment and overall health.


How We Reduced Our Carbon Footprint

By Ronald B. Davis

Learn about one couple's ongoing effort to reduce their carbon footprint.


Grass Energy is an Opportunity for Farmers

By RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Biomass grass crops can be established on marginal lands and processed as a fuel replacement for heating oil or propane