Your annual heating bill depends on two factors: your location and heating equipment. You cannot do much about the first (unless you move of course), but you can save on your heating bill by upgrading your home with a new heating system. In the past five years, renewable energy has emerged as an economically viable …Read More
China, the world’s second-largest country, has earned a reputation as being a major contributor to pollution. But according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the China is on course to set an example for the rest of the planet on the use of energy from renewable sources over the next quarter-century.
According to the Paris-based agency’s …Read More
With summer gone and fall quickly passing, most local gardeners are taking in their last crop of the season. However, a new type of garden is gathering hype this season: A solar garden.
A local group is looking to start up a solar garden in Harvard, Massachusetts. Chelmsford residents will be able to buy “shares” in …Read More
Ben Kunz, a resident in Cheshire, Connecticut, wanted to do “the green thing” and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house, he leased one.
“I thought it was a pretty good deal,” he said. “I lean a little environmentalist, so …Read More
As green energy resources become more prevalent, the push for energy efficient appliances is becoming an important factor in households around the country. People have begun to realize how much energy inefficient appliances consume in regard to electricity and water. With these realizations, more environmentally friendly appliance brands are surfacing.
Green appliances do more than just …Read More
Public Service Electric& Gas (PSE&G) has developed a proposal to increase solar energy capacity on its grid. The $883 million program, however, places most of the burden on the utility’s customers rather than its shareholders.
The project’s revenue will likely come from surcharges on customer bills. While one could argue for or against rate payers versus …Read More