Top Energy Efficient Tax Credits

Improve the energy efficiency of your home and tax money at the same time with these energy efficiency tax credits: 1. Fuel Cells Fuel cells are an incredibly exciting technology that many people do not know about. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that converts chemical energy into electricity. More technically, fuel cells use…

Hello Eco Setting the Standard for Cost Effective, Environmentally Friendly Print Management

When businesses think of going green and energy efficiency to help lower their operating costs, they typically consider programs such as recycling, energy efficient appliances or even energy efficient lighting.  Few companies, however, focus on their printing. While we live in the digital age where virtually everything is sent via email, corporate printing is still…

Raise Your Energy Efficiency I.Q.

By: California Energy Commission Outlines simple steps and methods to help simplify your energy lifestyle and lower your energy bill.  View Report.

Crude Reckoning: The Impact of Petroleum on California’s Public Health and Environment

By: Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies Discusses the footprint of the oil and gasoline industry’s impact on California and provides a methodology for reducing that footprint.  View Report.

Unhooking California: Eleven Things Californians Can Do NOW to Save Gasoline (and Money)

By: Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies Discusses simple techniques and methods to lower our individual dependence on gasoline.  View Report.

The Effect of Wind Development on Local Property Values

By: Renewable Energy Policy Project Discusses the effect of wind development (wind power/wind energy) on property values in the U.S. and Europe.  View Report.

Wind Energy Model Ordinance Options

By: Power Naturally Discussion of model ordinances to promote the adoption of wind energy.  View Report.

Wind Energy Basics

By: U.S. Department of Energy Basic introductory information on wind energy and wind power.  View Report.

The Economics of Wind

By: European Wind Energy Association Discusses the economics dymanics of the global energy market.  View Report.

Renewable Energy Education Programs

By: Solar Energy International List of solar power workshop and education programs.  View Report.

Consumers Guide to Solar

By: U.S. Department of Energy A simple consumer’s guide to solar power by the U.S. Department of Energy.  View Report.

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Economic Drivers for the 21st Century

By: American Solar Energy Society This report examines three growth scenarios for renewable energy industries including their respective impacts on job creation.  View Report.

Where America Figures in Solar Photovoltaic’s Future

By: Solar Alliance Discusses the technical, political and economic issues facing PV solar power over the next decade.  View Report.

Wind Energy: The Facts

By: European Wind Energy Association Discusses recent technological advances and trends in the global wind power market.  View report.

Windpower Outlook 2009

By: American Wind Energy Association Discusses trends and opportunities in the U.S. wind power market for 2009 and beyond.  View Report.

U.S. Solar Market Trends 2008

By: Interstate Renewable Energy Council Discusses trends and opportunities in the U.S. solar power market for 2010 and beyond.  View Report.

January 2009 Staff Progress Report: CA PV Installs

By: California Public Utilities Commission Discusses the increased growth and adoption of solar in California as as reslt of the California Solar Initiative.  View Report.

Tracking the Sun

By: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Summarizes trends and the declining costs associated with the installed cost of grid-connected PV systems (solar power) in the United States from 1998 through 2007.  View Report.

US Solar Industry Year in Review 2008

By: Solar Energy Industries Association Discusses the growth of the solar industry, despite global economic setbacks, through 2008.  View Report.

Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Residential Solar Deployment

By: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Summarizes the uses of federal, state, and utility incentives to finance residential PV systems (solar power) and shows how the variations in local incentives, solar resources and electricity prices effect the payoff of an investment in PV equipment.  View Report.