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Save Money on Your Heating with these Easy Home Projects

December 2nd, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

No time left to think about cold-weather energy efficiency projects: it's time to get them done if you want to cut your heating costs. As in most years, doing nothing will cost you more: the U.S. Energy Information Administration is predicting residential electricity prices in the U.S. to rise 2.2% compared to the Winter of 2012-


The Web Isn’t Green; Here’s How to Surf More Efficiently

August 2nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

We’ve all marveled at the power of the internet - how much it helps people and how much information it has made available to anyone with a connection. But few seem to be talking about how the internet is powered, or how consumers and developers can use less energy for their regular online tasks


Wind Power Surpasses Nuclear in China

February 19th, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

Wind has overtaken nuclear as an electricity source in China. In 2012, wind farms generated 2 percent more electricity than nuclear power plants did, a gap that will likely widen dramatically over the next few years as wind surges ahead


Solar Power Growth In The US [Infographic]

May 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

What's going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy's been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic



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