Tag Archives: energy efficient

Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program – Kentucky

In the state of Kentucky, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, called Blue Grass Energy provides an energy-efficiency improvement program. This is especially applicable to residential sectors. The program involves an energy advisor who is specially trained to identify areas encompass the residential sector. Upon gaining familiarity with the area concerned, the advisor gives important information to […]

Touchstone Energy Home Program

In Southern Alabama, the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative offers a utility rebate program to consumers who prefer a more energy-efficient way of operating their household. Under the Touchstone Energy Homes program, certified and highly-trained personnel of the said cooperative can assist these consumers to avail themselves of the incentive. The concept of the Touchstone Energy Home […]

Energy Efficiency Interest Rate Reduction Program

A state loan program is currently being offered to qualified residents of Alaska, by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, or AHFC. This incentive will be given to those who borrow a certain amount of money to purchase an existing home. This is also applicable to those who finance or upgrade a household which can be […]

Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program – Kentucky

In the state of Kentucky, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, called Blue Grass Energy provides an energy-efficiency improvement program. This is especially applicable to residential sectors. The program involves an energy advisor who is specially trained to identify areas encompass the residential sector. Upon gaining familiarity with the area concerned, the advisor gives important information to […]

Benefits of Green Solar Energy

To fully understand the benefits of green solar energy, its important to first understand how solar energy is harnessed. There are two types of green solar energy – thermal, and light. Thermal energy is considered to be passive solar energy. This type of green solar energy is harnessed through the design and materials which are […]

Tennessee Valley Authority to Generate More Solar and Wind Power

Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, is leading by example.   Its officials agreed to buy 2,000 megawatts of power from clean alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar generators. This is in connection with their Energy Right Program. The program aims to encourage, communicate and support the smart and effective use of electricity in […]

Solar Powered Lighting in the News

Ikea has recently come out with a new solution for outdoor solar powered lighting.  The Ikea SOLIG light series consists of outdoor lights which are run on solar power.  Each light in the Ikea SOLIG light series contains a solar panel which absorbs solar energy during the day, storing power in a small internal battery which is […]

Solar-Powered Homes

There are many ways of benefiting from nature’s resources and from clean energy as a home owner. In fact, proper design of a home needs to take many factors into account if one is to create energy-efficient living quarters. Home owner who wish to be energy-efficient need to consider using passive solar heating, photovoltaic modules, […]