Energy Poverty: A Condemnation of Innocence

Energy poverty is a shame. There are over 1.3 billion people worldwide who currently have zero electricity. More than 3 billion cook with dirty fuels such as wood, dung, coal,...

DIY Friday: 3 Steps to Lower Electric Rates

This week’s DIY Friday is in response to a personal request from one of our readers.  We’re always here to give solid advice on how to save energy (and money!),...

Only YOU Can Prevent Blackouts

Summer is almost here! Alright, spring is almost here, but the summer months are not too far away. Predictions are showing that conditions will be hot and dry, which can...

Ever Built Solar Panels in Haiti? This Woman Has

More than 60 children at the Zamni Beni Orphanage in Haiti now have stable electricity thanks to NRG’s solar project. We previously reported the second phase of the project nearing...

DIY Friday: Mobile Energy Management

Let’s face it.  The majority of our population has a smart device, whether it’s a phone, a tablet, or that outlandish wearable technology.  (What’s up with those things, anyway?)  Our...

DIY Friday: 5 Step Energy Audit

A professional energy audit can be very beneficial, but rather costly.  Before you break out a wad of cash, consider completing an energy audit yourself.  It may not be as...