Understanding How Solar Energy Works

Wondering how solar energy works, Well you’re not alone because as more of us wake up to the fact that our over reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels simply cannot go on, we are left looking around for alternatives and solar energy is often one of the first renewable energy sources that is investigated. Our fascination…


Wind Turbine and Going Green Tips You Can Start Using Now

The nice thing about the renewed interest in the environment is that going green can also save you green…a lot of green. There are dozens of things you can do to save energy that will not only help the planet but your financial health as well. Some things are fairly elaborate and may cost a…


Wind Power- Is This The Best Alternative Energy Source For You,

I think we can all agree that the current recession stinks. It’s been so hard on so many people. One good thing that seems to be coming out of it, though, is the fact that people are looking for ways to save money and cutting electric bills is one thing they are trying to do.…


Our Solar Energy History

Perhaps hard to believe, in light of our current environmental concerns and worries over global warming, but our solar energy history stretches back many centuries to when man first used a piece of glass and the sun to start a fire to keep warm and to cook with. That primitive fire all those centuries ago…


What Do I Need To Know About Going Green

Going green has gotten a lot of attention lately and it can be a little overwhelming. Is it all about recycling, or is it about using alternative sources of energy, or what, The truth is that anything, big or small, that you do to help the environment can be considered green. Recycling, driving less, tuning…


Types of Safe and Clean Energy

Most of the world depends upon fossil fuels for its energy. This is a problem, because coal, oil, and natural gas are nonrenewable resources. In other words, the world does not have a never-ending supply of these fuel products–eventually, the available or accessible quantities of these resources will run out. This is why other options–renewable…


Solar Energy Advantages to Take Notice Of

If you’re considering installing a solar energy system in your home, then understanding what the solar energy advantages are has to be one of the first things to look at. Ticking off these advantages will give you some compelling reasons to go green! One of the biggest advantages has to be for the earth itself.…


Is It Wise To Build A DIY Wind Turbine,

We are all interested in saving some money and helping the planet. Utility bills are one of the biggest expenses many households face. Looking for ways to cut those bills can be as easy as building a DIY wind turbine. Pretty much anyone can build their own turbine. The kids would probably enjoy being part…


The Pros and Cons of Solar Energy

More and more people are switching or are considering switching, to solar energy. It makes sense then to stop and weigh up the pros and cons of solar energy before jumping straight in. There are environmental, as well as individual pros of switching from a conventional power supply to a solar energy supply. Firstly the…


Advantages Of Green Power

Between the downward spiral of the economy and increasing pressure to be smarter in our choices and take better care of our planet, many of us are interested in learning more about green power. While some people may have different definitions about what that means, for the purpose of this article we are only focusing…