Differences Between Onshore & Offshore Wind Energy

Using the wind for energy isn’t a new idea by any means. People have been utilizing the incredible power of the wind for centuries. Today, wind power is accelerating, delivering growing percentages of electricity generation year over year.In fact, the overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the [...]

2019-08-13T13:48:31-04:00August 21st, 2019|

How to Green Your Morning Routine

Between getting the kids and/or yourself ready, taking the time to consider your environmental impact isn’t the easiest thing to do before you’ve even had your morning coffee. But just like it’s important to start off your morning mindfully for your health, it’s equally as important for the health of [...]

2019-08-07T13:18:00-04:00August 14th, 2019|

Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, or Electric: Which is best for you?

If you’re looking to green your life, one of the best things you can do for the environment is to use eco-friendly transportation in your daily commute, like cycling, walking, or taking public transit. However, if driving is essential for getting around in the town in which you live, but [...]

2019-07-31T09:30:29-04:00August 7th, 2019|

Master Zero Waste Gardening

  If you’re trying to create a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle, growing your own fruits and vegetables in a garden is just what you need. There are many different benefits to having your own garden, including saving money on produce, establishing a healthier diet, and contributing less [...]

2019-07-31T11:34:35-04:00July 31st, 2019|

What is Decarbonization?

It’s likely that you’ve been reading media headlines featuring topics such as “decarbonization”, “carbon-free future”, or “net zero emissions” quite frequently this year. But what exactly do these terms mean, specifically “decarbonization”?  The notion of decarbonization relates to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions released into the atmosphere in [...]

2019-07-09T14:22:12-04:00July 24th, 2019|

5 Fun Upcycling Projects to Do With Your Kids this Summer

With your kids out of school for summer vacation, you may find yourself struggling to find new ways to keep them entertained, active, and productive. Luckily, we’ve got just the idea for you! Whether you’re the type of person who hates to throw anything away, or you’re someone who’s just [...]

2019-07-09T14:23:03-04:00July 17th, 2019|

Plastic Free July – Why & How to Go Plastic Free

In celebration of Plastic Free July, we wanted to take the opportunity to talk about the many reasons there are for cutting plastic out of our lives. Plastic Free July is a global movement to help raise awareness about single-use plastics and to allow millions of people to play a [...]

2019-07-10T09:54:00-04:00July 10th, 2019|

Minimize Your Impact this 4th of July

The 4th of July is one of the most popular and celebrated holidays in the U.S. Unfortunately, most 4th of July celebrations are associated with tons of trash, driving associated emissions, and other air pollutants. What better way to pay homage to our country than by minimizing the impact of [...]

2019-07-09T13:49:49-04:00July 3rd, 2019|

Unique Uses for Solar Technology

Solar energy is the most abundant energy source in the world.  In fact, 173,000 terawatts of solar energy continuously hits the Earth. That’s more 10,000 times of the world’s energy usage. Since 2008, solar installations in the United States have grown seventeen-fold, from 1.2 gigawatts (GW) to an estimated 30 [...]

2019-06-26T09:57:47-04:00June 26th, 2019|

Different Types of Energy Storage

As we’ve talked about in the past, energy storage is especially important for the development of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. Since not every day is particularly sunny or windy, these energy sources aren’t always available, and energy storage can help address any intermittency. Additionally, the [...]

2019-06-05T11:38:17-04:00June 12th, 2019|