Daylighting, the most basic way of lighting a room, was technically discussed at WREF 2012 with the focus on the idea that daylighting is great, but electricity is still being used.
See why Anne and Bob Lewis decided to go Solar!
Spreadsheet The spreadsheet shown here, refined and updated over five years, is our ongoing attempt to summarize the economic and carbon-footprint efficiency of cars you can buy now, or in the near future. Note that it includes a few sample used cars. The carbon generated in manufacturing any car usually exceeds the carbon emissions for […]
Today’s technology can do it, if the grid is modernized. A new report published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Renewable Electricity Futures Study (RE Futures), finds that the United States could achieve a very high level of renewable energy generation by 2050, using today’s commercially viable technologies. At 80 percent penetration, though, […]
Secretary Chu, Secretary of Energy, and Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Solar, spoke of how these industries can work together to strengthen the renewable energy market at WREF 2012.
Why I Went Solar features homes and businesses that have gone solar. Here is an example from Cenntenial, CO of homeowners Kevin Singel and Laura Hoeppner.