Tesla’s Solar Shingles & Power Wall

Elon Musk’s Tesla never ceases to amaze. At the end of October, Musk unveiled a new product that will revolutionize the way we think about solar panels. The launch of the new product was met with excitement and some contempt. Let’s jump right in and dissect...

Building Sustainable Communities

Cultivating sustainable communities is a large undertaking. It requires a lot of hard work, discipline, and most importantly, a common sense of purpose. Whether it’s building a new sustainable community from the ground up or turning an existing community into a...

Are You Living a Sustainable Lifestyle?

We all could use an energy audit. It’s good for the environment and a fun way to look at our energy consumption. Have you asked yourself whether you’re living a sustainable lifestyle? If you haven’t, odds are you are not living sustainably. The list below will give...

Solar Initiatives Around the World

Green energy, as a whole, is becoming more affordable for business owners and homeowners. Solar energy is by far the most prominent due to the availability and price. With that being said, it is no surprise that there are many solar initiatives taking place across the...

Achieving Sustainability in Your Home

It may seem like “going green” is just a new trend these days, but it will actually continue to increase over time. Going green simply means creating an environment that is sustainable and healthy. Many people may not know how to “greenify” their lives, while others...

Cool Solar Power Gadgets

If you are into gadgets and renewable energy, you’re in luck! There are a ton of cool products on the market that are using solar power in ways you may not even have thought of! The list gives a rundown of some of awesome products on the market now. Solar Phone...

Tesla and the Future of Energy

In case you missed it, Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SolarCity released his aptly titled blog, Master Plan, Part Deux, to let everyone in on what Tesla prepares to do over the next ten years. This was “Part Deux” because Musk, ten years ago, released something...

Benefits of Hydropower

Hydropower has become one of the leading renewable resources – and for good reason. There are many benefits and advantages to using hydropower. Some of the benefits of using hydropower are that no pollutants come from the process, we can use pre existing dams,...

Energy Storage

With more people adopting sustainable energy options like solar power, they need places to store the surplus energy they are harnessing. This is where batteries come into play. Grid energy storage can be expensive and out of reach for smaller energy conscious folks....

Benefits of Solar Energy

You may have noticed that more and more houses have been fixed with solar panels. People are doing so for many reasons. Solar energy saves money, provides a reliable source of energy, adds to the value of your home, combats global warming, and provides you with energy...