Sitting at home in the summer heat, your mind may start to wander to that fancy new air conditioner. But when it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure. By prevention we mean simple
Buyer Beware. Falling costs and increasing adoption are wonderful news for clean energy, but now is not the time for celebration. A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy suggests that the costs of renewable technologies are tumbling, and with it their adoptions soaring. But despite the good news, we can’t become complacent.
The Sense home energy monitor lets you understand what every appliance, light, and device in your house has to say. Be informed. Listen to your home. Track energy usage like a grocery receipt: item by item. Know where your money is going. Power is knowledge. Be more efficient than your neighbors. See which appliances use the most energy and how they stack up to other homes. Track watts like footsteps.
Clean energy is creating more jobs than fossil fuels and will protect the commonwealth from the worst effects of climate change. This month marks the first anniversary of the Clean Power Plan, the first major effort by a president to
Oregon:Â Replacing coal-fired electricity with ever-cheaper wind and solar power will raise utility rates just 0.1 percent by 2030. Oregon may have a reputation for rainy weather, but the outlook for the renewable energy there is definitely sunny. Earlier this year
Gaze at the end of a river, where saltwater and freshwater meet. It may not look like anything, but new research suggests this could be a massive source of electricity. Imagine a tub divided in half by a semi-permeable membrane.
We may be in the clear when it comes toÂ heat domes, but itâ€™s still really hot. More than half of the country has hadÂ temperatures in the 90sÂ in the last week, prompting many people to find relief in the cool, crisp
One of the most important actions of our time is taking place right now. Â TheÂ Standing Rock Sioux Tribe,Â and thousands of Native and non-Native allies are peacefully camping near the junction of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers, to protect the water
A Maine company has set its sights on Pennsylvania as a good place to burn poop. Casella Organics, which finds uses for organic wastes that don’t involve shoveling the stinky stuff into landfills, has told Pennsylvania regulators it wants to
A new renewable energy coalition started up the same day technology pioneer and iPhone maker Apple received federal approval to begin selling renewable electricity on Saturday. The group’s first mission appears to be getting behind Apple as a harbinger of