Category: changing market
As a parent or teacher, it can be difficult to convey to children the dangers of electricity. However, it is extremely important that they are taught about it and learn the proper techniques to stay safe. This blog will discuss some of the basic (and easy) steps you can take to teach your kids about electrical safety. It will also talk about the importance of teaching electrical safety to kids and some facts and information that everyone should know.…
Pennsylvania deregulated its electricity market in 1998. This drove energy suppliers in PA to develop creative rate plans. Since customers were not stuck with a single electricity supplier with a monopoly over the market, deregulation meant that energy suppliers would have to compete to earn their customers’ business.
One of the innovations that emerged from this competition was the fixed electricity rate plan. A fixed electricity plan in PA provides consumers with predictability in their electricity bills for the duration of the plan. Read on to learn the benefits of a fixed electricity plan in PA and how to find the best electricity rates in PA.…
As the years go by, more and more people, agencies, and energy companies are focusing on renewable energy. With the money these renewable energy option save homeowners and businesses, as well as the positive impact green energy has on the environment, these sustainable energy sources are becoming a main focus in the energy industry. In fact, about 10% of energy consumption in the U.S. was from renewable energy sources in 2015 and has continued to increase. But how has this focus on renewable energy changed recently? This article is going to discuss a few key trends this year will see on the renewable energy front. Over the past few years, prices of renewable energy sources have continued to steadily decrease.…
The U.S. is slowly but surely making efforts to implement renewable energy nation-wide. Now, a new study has found that it may be possible for the U.S. to run almost entirely on renewable energy by the year 2050.The Renewable Electricity Futures Study found that with current technology, an 80% renewables future is possible. The technology that could make this happen consists of wind turbines, solar power, biopower, geothermal, and hydropower.Many areas in the United States are already investing time and money in renewable energy, which is further showing the positive impact of these energy efforts. In fact, 75 million barrels of oil are saved each year by people and businesses that use solar energy.…
All around the world people are utilizing renewable energy options in order to do their part in energy conservation. But how are these renewable energy sources actually used? This article is going to discuss a few of the most common uses of the most common renewable energy sources in use today.Geothermal: Geothermal energy is derived from the heat of the earth. This heat can be sourced close to the surface or even from reservoirs of hot water miles beneath the surface. This energy is harvested on a large scale by geothermal power plants, which are becoming far more popular with each passing year. However, for smaller buildings, a geothermal heat pump may be used to heat the building and even help keep it cool using the earth's natural energy.…