Renewable Energy

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

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


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

A College Degree No Longer a Guarantee

By Camille Davis

We are currently facing a job crisis. Most jobs available today require specific skills and not college diplomas. Congress recently passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act which should help train workers but fails to take note of the booming green job market.


Understanding the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

By Camille Davis

Congress passed a piece of legislation which could have a serious impact on the nation's job crisis. This post explains the act, analyzes its impact, and notes that the whole renewable job sector has been pretty much ignored.

Utilities Fear ‘Death Spiral’ — They Shouldn't

By Steven Nadel

Why the cost of utilities won’t be drastically affected by renewable energy sources.

Why We Need the Clean Power Plan

By Camille Davis

The Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, proposed on June 2, 2014, by the Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan not only limits our carbon pollution but also injects life back into our domestic workforce.

Declaration of Independence from Fossil Fuels

By Toby Grotz

Declare energy independence this Independence Day, 2014

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