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Celebrating Energy Independence: Ideas That Start at Home

Celebrating Energy Independence: Ideas That Start at Home

I think we can all agree that a transition away from an oil and fossil-fuel-based energy strategy is an absolute must, and, while it’s great that there are huge solar arrays [www.treehugger.com] that are popping up everywhere [www.treehugger.com] and that some states are taking initiative [www.treehugger.com] to create viable energy alternatives (and we’ll need all…

Smaller Scale Solar Projects at Home

Smaller Scale Solar Projects at Home

Yesterday, we mentioned [www.sundance.tv] the idea of cranking up the solar power with a roof-top, home-wide system that can help create clean power, reduce your utility bills, and maybe even allow you to put energy back into the grid, and then the local utility would be paying you — cool, huh? But that’s a big…

Solar Charging on the Go

Solar Charging on the Go

TreeHugger has been impressed with the meteoric rise of solar power, and the gadgets that help consumers take advantage of the power of the sun. Since we started watching out for them about two and a half years ago, a multitude of chargers and accessories have popped up on our radar that utilize the sun’s…