Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions

This online resource will help educate consumers and professionals on sustainable energy solutions. The site includes articles and blogs on topics such as utilizing solar for PV and hot water; residential and small grid use of wind power; biomass and renewable fuels; using the earth's energy for geothermal; small scale applications for hydropower; and tidal and wave energy.

Content from this campaign

Plagued by Plunging Profits, Shell Creates Renewable Energy Division
Europe’s largest oil company, Shell, sees the writing on the wall. The Anglo-Dutch conglomerate has determined that it is not going to rely only on dirty fossil fuels for its livelihood. Rather, it’s going to catch a wave on the market tide and invest in the burgeoning clean energy revolution. The decision was made shortly after London-based economists...
May 26, 2016 5:00 PM ET
Smart Home Evolution: Connected and Solar
Solar and smart home technology are consistently, month after month, two of the hottest topic areas of interest to Green Builder Media’s readers.  And it’s no wonder—with the extensive and rapid innovation occurring in both sectors, there is a lot to be excited about. It’s clear why these enabling technologies are appealing to homeowners.  Smart home technologies that learn our...
May 13, 2016 6:30 AM ET
First Tesla Whole-House Solar Battery Installed, But Solar Storage's Future is Still a Crap Shoot
The lack of a reliable, efficient storage system has held residential solar back for a long time. The solar industry has managed to grow despite this, thanks in large part to feed-in tariffs (net metering in th U.S.). Tesla is pushing ahead with its much publicized plan to make home storage of power much more turnkey and reliable than has been the case in the past...
May 10, 2016 7:30 AM ET
No License is Needed for Small, Off-Grid Hydroelectric Systems
Federal hydropower regulators have granted reconsideration of a 2015 order finding licensing required for an off-grid micro-hydropower project proposed in Massachusetts.  Based on newly submitted evidence that the proposed project would not be connected to an interstate grid, ...
Apr 19, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Green Builder Media Announces New Role in Solar Decathlon
Green Builder Media has been chosen to be a partner on the newly announced team that will serve as program administrator for the ...
Apr 1, 2016 2:00 PM ET

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