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There are a lot of factors that go into traditional energy pricing for suppliers and utilities, from fluctuating markets to dramatic weather and unusual highs or lows in supply and demand. Renewable or “green” energy adds yet another layer to the pricing mix, which can be confusing when you’re weighing the benefits of “going green” by enrolling in a renewable energy plan. Read full blog post.
You’ve probably heard the term “carbon footprint”, but what does it actually mean? Your carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by many daily activities such as driving a car, using electricity and disposing of waste. Read full blog post.
You’ve probably heard a lot about “going green” and you’ve probably wondered exactly what renewable energy is, how it works, and if it really benefits you or the environment. Our renewable energy series breaks down these topics, and more, to help you better understand major factors of green energy. Read full blog post.
As we become more reliant on clean and renewable energy sources, such as hydro, solar, thermal and wind, new challenges are presented with the impact their intermittent flow has on the grid. The complex system that makes up the electricity grid requires supply and demand to be equal, and constant adjustments to the supply are needed to mirror anticipated and unexpected changes in demand. Read full blog post.
So, you’re interested in renewable energy, but unsure if it’s available to you? Good news! If you live in a deregulated state, even if your local utility doesn’t offer green energy, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) make it possible for you to choose to enroll in a renewable energy supply. Read full blog post.
As we continually rely on clean and renewable energy sources, such as hydro, thermal, wind and solar, new challenges are presented with the impact their intermittent flow has on the grid. Storage of energy to reliably cover the times the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing requires a realistic solution. Read full blog post.