The Average Cost of Electricity, Country by Country

No matter where you live, paying for electricity is unavoidable.  Whether you’re in the United States, Canada, India, China, Australia or the Maldives, the cost of electricity is still present. What differs, however, is the price you’ll pay per unit … Continue reading

Need Energy? Spray It On With New Spray-On Solar Technology

Imagine a world where you never have to remember to charge your cellphone.  Imagine living in a home that is powered by a reliable, consistent, affordable, alternative energy source. Scientist Jillian Buriak and her team of researchers from the University of Alberta … Continue reading

The Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill: What’s In It For Us?

As environmental concerns become increasingly prevalent around the globe, it’s no surprise that politicians are proposing more and more legislation (as well as making numerous campaign promises) that center around sustainability. When President Obama took office in 2007, one of … Continue reading

An Introduction to Nuclear Energy

We see the confused stares. Many of you may be curious as to what an introduction to “nuclear energy” is doing on an eco-conscious blog.  Let us put it in perspective… While nuclear energy has long been touted as a … Continue reading