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A Review of Distributed Energy Resources


[From Press Release]  New York state, already ranked fifth in the country for total distributed energy resource (DER) capacity, is pursuing an array of initiatives to further increase the use of on-site power generation and storage systems. 209 more words

Energy And Climate

Island of the future - El Hierro, Canarias

In 1997, El Hierro was the first in the Canary Islands to adopt a sustainable development plan to protect its environmental and cultural richness. At the time, those guidelines seemed to be in contradiction to the social and economic dynamics of the Canary Islands that were seeking to attract mass tourism built on a foundation of a spectacular real estate business. 512 more words


Paul Driessen reviews the fracking issues

Never hurts to remind of the insanity of these socialist totalitarians. 1,276 more words


Get credit for helping us take a load off!

We have a new program! 

Effective immediately, members who agree to allow Horry Electric  to install a load management device on a qualifying, minimum 50 gallon electric water heater… 650 more words

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What do the Pyramids and your cluttered loft have in common?

By John Sinfield; Managing Director (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

The Pyramids? Hadrian’s Wall? Those carved stone heads on Easter Island perhaps? More recently; the Hoover Dam or the London Sewerage System? 919 more words

UK Economy

‘Tis the Season… to Prep Your AC System!

Here in Central Florida, we enjoy warm weather for much of the year, and don’t suffer from the snow and ice that our northern neighbors have to endure during the winter months. 417 more words

Central Florida AC

LEED points vs behaviour modification

Last spring I wrote about our decision to work with Wakefield (our builder) on making our house a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) qualified build. 537 more words