Blog Posts - Green Energy



We didn’t have that Green Thing back in my day?

In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bag because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized to him and explained, We didn’t have the green … Continue readi...

Obsessive or prudent?

I have written a couple of articles about our Eco-Eye energy monitor here and here, but really it is my husbands baby and he wanted to write an article about it himself, so here it is! I think people install solar panels for 2 main reasons, to m...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 5, 2013

9 Ways To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Save money and improve your homes overall performance by taking certain cost effective measures. There are a large number of ways to cut energy costs in your home. It doesn’t take piles of money and expert know how to reduce energy costs yourse...
by Remove and Replace on Oct 23, 2013

Tado the intelligent heating control - first impressions

I recently wrote an article about how and why my husband is tracking my every move and I mentioned that we are beta testing a new heating control called Tado. Well apparently it is useful for things other than just remotely letting him know when I've...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Oct 16, 2013

How and why my husband is tracking my every move!

Don't worry my other half isn't a crazy stalker, he just has a ridiculous amount of information about our home energy usage!  I have mentioned previously about how we keep an eye on the efficiency of our solar panels, but that was only one...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Oct 5, 2013

argest Federally-Owned Wind Farm Breaks Ground at U.S. Weapons Facility

WASHINGTON – Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for steady, responsible steps to reduce carbon pollution, the Energy Department today broke ground on the nation’s largest federally-owned wind project at the Pantex Pl...
by What IS Working on Sep 20, 2013

Energy message from Crocetta

From Crocetta some days ago: We have given the green light to "Covenant of Mayors" and the greatest European project on existing alternative energy. Imply € 5 billion of investments and create 20,000 jobs, was announced during a press conference at...
by Living In Sicily on Sep 17, 2013

Obama's Stealth War on Global Warming

As President Obama tries to fight global warming without any backing from a gridlocked Congress, he's using every weapon in his executive arsenal. His Environmental Protection Agency will soon roll out controversial regulations on carbon pollutio...
by What IS Working on Sep 9, 2013

Green Energy is a Simple Solution

Approaches To Make Green Energy A Simple Solution! More and more people are becoming interested in green energy. Normally, this is due to the benefits from this lifestyle. In this article, you will be given advice that will help you see the positive...
by Cheap Texas eEectric Rates on Aug 24, 2013

Interior announces Virginia offshore wind lease sale

The Interior Department set in motion the nation’s second auction for commercial offshore wind development on Monday, signaling a bigger push from the department to grow the nascent industry in the United States. The planned Sept. 4 lease sale...
by What IS Working on Aug 14, 2013

Picture request!

This morning I was tweeting away about how we keep an eye on the efficiency of our solar panels and I was asked to put up some pictures of our panels.  They are a bit obscured by the bushes and trees but there they are! They've been ge...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jul 9, 2013

President Obama Speaks on Climate Change

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by What IS Working on Jul 9, 2013

How to keep an eye on the efficiency of your solar panels!

We have had solar panels on our roof since November 2011.  We had concerns about buying solar panels originally and one of the worries we had was how would we be able to continually ensure that they were performing as they should be.  ...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jul 8, 2013

Running a Car by Hydrogen Fuel cell

Scientists are always searching for a good source of energy for permanent use in the future. Water can be a good solution for this demand of energy. Water is made of Hydrogen and Oxygen. When electricity is applied to divide Hydrogen and Oxygen from...
by Technology Highlights on Jul 6, 2013

Cartoon of the Day – Obama’s Green Energy Policy

Michael Ramirez from Investors Business Daily is out with a cartoon on how President Obama’s green energy policy burns through money. If you like political cartoons like I do, be sure to check Mr. Ramirez’s work in his book titled ‘Everyo...
by Fire Jim Moran on Jul 2, 2013

Cartoon of the Day – Obama’s Green Energy Policy

Michael Ramirez from Investors Business Daily is out with a cartoon on how President Obama’s green energy policy burns through money. If you like political cartoons like I do, be sure to check Mr. Ramirez’s work in his book titled ‘Everyo...
by Fire Jim Moran on Jul 2, 2013

Cheap Energy May Possible from Solar Recently

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have made flexible solar cells on a new type of glass from Corning called Willow Glass, which is thin and can be rolled up. The type of solar cell they made is the only current challenger to...
by Technology Highlights on Jun 24, 2013

Compare and Contrast Platforms: Obama and Communist Party USA 2008!

On second thought the contrasts, if any exist, are minuscule with the Obama administration seeming to have fulfilled a great many of the planks in the Communist Party agenda! This is an oldie but, in light of the scandals currently permeat...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 15, 2013

Device Charges Cell Phones With Hot Water + a Plastic Bottle

In developing nations, the spread of mobile technology is far outpacing the spread of access to reliable grid electricity. This means that, of the some 200 million mobile phones in Africa alone, most can not be charged in the owners’ homes. Instead...

Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Lands, Landfills, and Mine Sites

What is Renewable Energy? Renewable energy is energy obtained from sources that can be continually replenished, such as solar, wind, and biomass. Unlike fossil fuels, which will eventually be depleted, renewable energy technologies provide a l...
by What IS Working on May 25, 2013


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