Category Archives: Energy Education


Energy Deregulation – Is it a scam or an opportunity to save money?

Energy deregulation is here.  Energy companies may now buy and sell energy like a commodity, to be delivered to consumers by the same public utility company as in the past.  One bill, paid to the same public utility company as … Continue reading


What is Green Power?

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Per the US Department of Energy, the term “green power” generally refers to electricity supplied in whole or in part from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, geothermal, hydropower, and various forms of biomass. Increasingly, electricity customers … Continue reading


Why buy Green Power?

The US Department of Energy states that: By choosing to purchase a green power product, you can support increased development of renewable energy sources, which can reduce the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Greater reliance … Continue reading


How do I buy Green Power?

The US Department of Energy states: If retail electricity competition is allowed in your state, you may be able to purchase a green power product from an alternative electricity supplier. Some states have already implemented electricity competition. Check the Status … Continue reading


How to read your utility bill in deregulated states

AARP has prepared an article to explain how to read a utility bill in a deregulated state.  Their article can be found at:


Wind Power Trends for 2012

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The American Wind Energy Association looks ahead at the trends that promise to define 2012 and beyond: ZERO COST will fuel the BOOM phase of the boom-bust cycle in 2012 for Wind Power Congress holds the key to 37,000 new … Continue reading


Energy Audits…

Wikipedia defines an energy audit as “an inspection, survey and analysis of energy flows for energy conservation in a building, process or system to reduce the amount of energy input into the system without negatively affecting the output(s)”.  This involves being able to … Continue reading