Energy Efficiency

When the Chernobyl nuclear reactor melted down in 1986, most people believed that the fallout zone would remain deserted for hundreds if not thousands of years. What they found instead is not only a thriving ecosystem, but also plenty of clean energy potential. The majority of...

We’ve done a lot of research over the past few months about Question 3. We’ve written about who it will effect and how it could possibly change the residential solar industry. after putting together all of the pieces of this puzzle we have finally made...

Last week we dove into the effects Question 3 would have on rooftop solar, and many of you asked for more in depth information on the bill. Well you asked and we answered! Starting with what companies are paying for the thousands of ads you...

Nevadans have a big choice to make in November with Question 3. Should we open up the energy market or should we keep the NV Energy monopoly. This proposed amendment has a lot of parts and changes proposed that affect our energy overall, but how does...

Microgrids are on the rise.  A microgrid is a grouping of distributed energy sources with control capabilities and can work with the grid or operate autonomously as dictated by demand.  It is essentially a smaller version of the grid with several advantages.  These advantages include...

The concept of net zero energy has been gaining ground in recent years, as people are keen on gaining sustainability by relying less on foreign energy sources.   By definition net zero energy means that the amount of energy used is less than or equal to...

With more and more people going solar, you may be thinking about making the switch yourself. Whether it is your neighbor talking about how much they are saving on their energy bill each month, or the fact that you will rest assured knowing you will...

Although alternative energy and renewable energy both work to cut down on carbon emissions, there is a stark difference between the two. For starters, alternative energy is not infinite in supply like renewable energy, which, as the name suggests, is always available, similar to solar...