Energy Poverty

About 1.2 billion people on the planet survive on roughly $1-$1.25 per day. For light and cooking, they usually rely on dirty energy sources, such as coal and kerosene, which are nonrenewable, harmful to human health and destroy the tree cover which preserves arable soil and protects homes from the ravages of floods and landslides. A bright LED solar light […]

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Cool Math Trick

Very clever way to remember how to handle the metric conversion of gas with Summer driving from the Mother Nature Network: The Fibonacci sequence is made up of numbers that are the sum of the previous two numbers in the sequence, starting with 0 and 1. It’s 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,21, 34, 55, 89, 144… 1 […]

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A Shining Year for Solar Power

From Sierra Club Magazine: Solar Having Its Best Year Ever  This year will likely be the year that more solar came on line than coal, first time ever in of American history. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) found that New Jersey took the top prize for installing 174 MW of solar in the first quarter of this year, even more […]

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