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

Beneath Our Feet: An Introduction to Geothermal Energy

As scientists begin digging deeper into the possibilities for renewable energy, they look to the sun, the wind, and other renewable options for cleaner, greener sources. Another possibility may be right beneath our feet — geothermal energy. In our discussions … Continue reading

Renewable Energy vs. Traditional Energy: The Real Cost

What’s the bottom line?  This is one of the biggest questions we come across when discussing renewable energy. How much does it cost? Is renewable energy more or less affordable than traditional energy from fossil fuels? We’ve already covered that … Continue reading