Residential Solar Energy Comes to The Vatican

To get a good idea of just how mainstream “greening” has become, one has to look no further than the world’s smallest sovereign state. Recently, The Vatican installed a massive series of residential solar energy panels that will cut the tiny state’s oil consumption considerably. This is likely the best evidence yet that the world […]

What Renewable Energy System Will The United States Turn To

Now that the Bush administration is headed out the door, the United States seeks to turn the page on fossil fuels and begin catching up with the rest of the world when it comes to planning a renewable energy system. Combined with the world wide economic slowdown, more and more politicians, especially President Barack Obama, […]

Finding a Home for Electric Windmills

Since the disasters at Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Love Canal, the popular refrain heard from the public when it came to nuclear energy was NIMBY: Not In My Back Yard. People tend to be all for certain forms of energy until it begins to impact their lives directly. One of the most popular mantras […]

A Starters Guide to Buying Solar Panels

When most of us think of solar panels, we think of stiff, square sheets of panels that we see installed on rooftops and in other locations. The truth is that solar panels come in a variety of shapes, sizes and formats to fit almost any location. If you are thinking about adding solar panels to […]

How To Save Electricity With These Little Known Tips

When it comes to saving money on your power bill, people from Maine to California know the big ones: proper insulation, water conservation and turning down the thermostat can lead to major long term energy savings, but there are a whole slew of little known things you can do around the house that can lead to significant savings, as well. Let’s take a look at a few of these secrets that can help you save money on electricity.

As the prices of solar electricity continues to decrease, more and more home owners are turning to residential solar energy to decrease their electricity use and save on the increasing costs of energy.