May 17th, 2012 | by Lynn Fang
If you walked into an energy generating gym, you might not notice at first. You'd see your regular sweaty, toned bodies on sleek workout machines, but there's a special icing on the cake here - these machines are hooked up to batteries that generate electricity. Essentially, kinetic energy from your workout is converted into DC, then converted into AC, the form of electricity used by most homes and appliances today. So your workout could potentially power the whole building, or even sell it back to the grid. You can exercise to create renewable energy, what a novel concept
May 10th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
We recently discussed the possibility of solar power in colder climates, but what about sunny states? Which states rank highest for solar power and who is adding solar power to their home energy plan? The following infographic offers clear and insightful data answering these questions
November 12th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
The benefits of living off the grid can be very rewarding for those who are willing to make the adjustments. Now that we have lived off the grid for four years, the benefits of this lifestyle far outweigh any “comforts” that city life had to offer. We have completely embraced our way of life and the long term benefits that come from living off the grid
October 3rd, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand
There are a number of popular myths concerning the use of energy that deepen the misconceptions and lure is into wasting more unknowingly.
A striking news is that alternative fuels can not miraculously save us from Global Warming simply because while they burn clear with regards to one pollutant they still pollute and thе energy used for their emits greenhouse gases
September 7th, 2011 | by Lynn Fang
Do you like beer? Here are five eco-friendly beers to try, if you want to support green breweries.
June 22nd, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Today’s post is by our sister site, CleanTechnica, a site dedicated to clean energy
February 28th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Being 'green' is a lifestyle. It's not a 'diet' program that you get 'on' and 'off'. Learn three more ways to a greener lifestyle.
October 13th, 2010 | by Guest Contributor
There are now at least eight states in the US where you can get a free solar system to supply [&hellip
September 13th, 2010 | by Guest Contributor
Here’s a great solution to the NIMBYism that building new transmission dredges up, commissioned by Landsnet, a public company that [&hellip
August 25th, 2010 | by Guest Contributor
When you live off the grid, it becomes part of your persona. It is part of your identity; one way [&hellip