Why It Is Important To Save Energy

Payback is a relatively simple concept. If caulking costs $ 100 and allows you to save $ 100 / year in fuel costs, has a recovery period of one year. If insulation work costing $ 1,000 and save $ 200 / year in fuel costs, it has a recovery period of five years. Think about […]

Ambitious Democrat Takes Primary Victory in New York

After a surprise primary victory Tuesday over 10-term incumbent Representative Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just became the leading Democrat on fighting climate change. Ocasio-Cortez, a 28 year old Democratic Socialist, is now likely to win November’s general election in the historically Democratic district that stretches from the Bronx to Queens, […]

Cheaper Battery Prices to Boost Solar and Wind

  Lithium ion batteries are becoming increasingly cheaper. Since 2010, lithium ion battery prices have dropped 80% and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) analysts have predicted that it will drop another 66% in the next 12 years. The greatest impact this will have is on solar and wind energy. The largest problem that these renewable […]

MidAmerican Energy will soon Become First Renewable Energy Utility

MidAmerican Energy has announced a large-scale wind energy project called the “Wind XII”. It is a 2 gigawatt portfolio worth $3.6 billion and the largest economic development project development is Iowa’s history. The successful completion of Wind XII would ensure that all energy supplied to the company’s customers was sourced from 100% renewable energy. Iowa […]

Governor Phil Murphy Signs New Bills That Bolster Nuclear, Wind, Solar In Our State

Governor Phil Murphy signed a legislation last May that boosts the state’s zero-emission energy generation portfolio including nuclear, solar, wind and storage, citing climate change at the top of the new bill. New bill SB 2500 creates a Zero Emission Certificate program and allows nuclear powered electricity plants to apply for a new zero-emission generator […]