What to do in case of a Hurricane Begin listening for storm updates or check National Hurricane Center updates at Fill the car’s gas tank and keep it topped off. Fill propane tanks for gas grills and camp stoves. Check your battery-powered equipment. A radio, lantern, flash lights… get candles preparedness plan with your


Last year saw 161 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power capacity installed, a new report from the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) says. According to the Renewables 2017 Global Status Report, released on Wednesday, solar photovoltaic represented roughly 47 percent of capacity added, followed by wind power and hydro, which accounted for


The largest-ever state renewable energy solicitation is just one of the moves that the Cuomo Administration has taken in response to U.S. President Donald Trump exiting the Paris Agreement. To say that U.S. President Donald Trump’s moves regarding the climate and energy are controversial may be something of an understatement. The reality TV star turned


There are dozens of smart thermostats that can be controlled by Amazon’s virtual personal assistant Alexa, but only the ecobee4 Alexa-Enabled Thermostat with Sensor can actually replace your Amazon smart speaker. That’s right, instead of just responding to Alexa commands, the ecobee4 has Alexa Voice Service built in, so you can use it instead of


Researchers from Michigan Technological University (MTU) recently published a study, “Potential Lives Saved by Replacing Coal with Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Production in the U.S.” According to the study, ditching coal in favor of solar power would save nearly 52,000 lives in the United States each year. The deaths arise from such medical conditions as asthma,


While most of the attention around Tesla’s effort in the solar industry is currently focused on its new solar roof tiles, the company is still installing regular solar panels under SolarCity, which is currently transitioning to become ‘Tesla Solar’. Through that program, Tesla has now started displaying new ‘Tesla Solar’ branded solar panels in its