Posts Tagged ‘geothermal’

Geothermal Power Increases Globally - Thursday, September 11, 2014

According to an analysis by the Earth Policy Institute, the world geothermal electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries.
Although some other renewable energy technologies are seeing much faster growth—wind power has expanded 21 percent per year since 2008, for example, while solar power has grown at a blistering 53 percent …Read More

Many homeowners have installed renewable energy systems in order to lower their long-term energy bills and reduce their carbon footprints. If you are a homeowner and are considering investing in renewable energy options to power your home, you should be aware of the federal residential renewable energy tax credit, which allows taxpayers to claim a …Read More

Renewable Electricity Continues to Rise - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Utility-scale renewable electricity generation grew by 23 percent between 2009 and 2012, led by wind and solar as renewables became a bigger part of the U.S. generation.
“Wind comprised the majority of the net generation increase supplied by renewables, adding 74%, or 66,717 GWh, of the increase, while solar saw tremendous percentage growth over the period,” …Read More

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

Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach and state Rep. Greg Vitali, unveiled a new bill that hopes to increase the state’s amount of renewable energy capability. An increase to Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) will help power homes and businesses within the state.
Pennsylvania’s current AEPS, which was enacted in 2004, currently requires 8 percent of the …Read More