Category Archives: clean energy

My Ideal House, Part 3

Maybe the house I’m imagining doesn’t sound appealing, but I’d love it. Maybe it isn’t affordable (that’s why I’m not living there right now.) Even if you don’t do it, I’d reduce the impact on the planet we share. For … Continue reading

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My Ideal House, Part 1

All of this is possible right now, just not possible for me right now. Here’s what I’d get: An energy efficient house Much higher than code for insulation, energy efficient appliances, etc. A solar powered house, off-grid. Forget turning off … Continue reading

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Solar Power After Sunset

Clean, renewable energy. No dependence on foreign oil. The advantages seem clear… when the sun is shining.  But what about after dark?  One increasingly effective way to use solar power after sunset is to have photovoltaic cells charge batteries. There … Continue reading

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