The future of alternative energy is now. Our electric bill this past year was shocking. I called the utility company and they informed me that there was a rate hike. We realized that we have to do something about this over the coming months and year. I would rather go on vacation with our family or buy my kids clothes than pay these ridiculous monthly utility bills. Wouldn’t you?
Alternative energy is becoming more and more efficient and affordable. As we find the right products for our home that makes sense, we will install them so that we can be more independent of the utility companies. The article below highlights different forms of natural energy that homeowners and businesses are adopting to save money. We should see more and more information on alternative energy as the reality of rising utility bills hit consumers.
Earth, wind and wire: Going beyond solar panels
Monday, February 8, 2010@ 7:47 AM
Author: donatdawn–> Here’s a look at three technologies that California residents are using to cut their energy bills and turn their homes into clean mini-power plants.
By Chip Jacobs 6:57 PM PST, February 6, 2010
Not long ago, people who wanted to generate their own green energy at home had to content themselves with rooftop solar panels. But new technologies — and hefty government subsidies — are now allowing homeowners to tap the wind, the Earth and other renewable sources in their own backyards.
Call it the green evolution.
The cost of heating and cooling with fossil fuels has nowhere to go but up, thanks to rising global demand and increased regulation of carbon emissions. Turning one’s home into a clean mini-power plant is getting cheaper and easier all the time.
Here’s a look at three technologies that some California residents are using now to cut utility costs while turning their homes into truly green houses. Read Full Article