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Greening Up Your Electricity

Posted on January 1, 2013

Greening Up Your Electricity – Found some awesome tips on how to lighten up your electric footprint.

Solar Electric Generation Getting Cheaper

Posted on December 12, 2012

Solar Electric Generation Getting Cheaper. It seems that scientists have developed a way to produce solar electricity cheaper than burning coal. According to reports, the cost of electricity produced by coal costs about $1 per watt and by Solar Panels $3 per watt. But with this new technology the cost comes down to only 30 cents per watt of power produced.

Creating A Fire Escape Plan For Your Family

Posted on December 12, 2012

Chances are you will never need to use your fire escape plan, but it is important to have one for your family, especially if you have children. Creating a fire escape plan for your family and smoke alarms gives you the ability to get out in the case of a fire. I found some great advice on the National Fire Safety Association website…

Outdoor Holiday Lights

Posted on November 11, 2012

Outdoor Holiday Lights. It’s that time again! Time to decorate your home with outdoor holiday lights. I have put together some great ideas for making your holiday the merriest ever. Did you know that now you can purchase Energy Star LED lights? Yes, and they use way less electricity than the standard lights we have always used. If you are considering purchasing new lights this year you’ll want to check these out. Besides saving you up to 90% on electricity they also offer home safety because they burn cooler.

Offshore Wind – The New Frontier

Posted on November 11, 2012

Offshore Wind – The New Frontier. I am always excited to see our science and entrepreneurs getting together to bring new energy sources to us. According to reports much of the rest of the world is already generating electricity using off-shore wind. The United States is lagging behind, as of 2011 the USA had no off shore wind farms.

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