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Eight Predictions for the Future of Renewable Energy

The International Energy Agency predicts that by 2024, renewable energy will take up 30% of the world’s energy. In recent years, wind and solar energy sources have experienced unprecedented growth. In 2019, solar energy made up 60% of new installations total energy capacity. Along with this global shift to greener power, there will be new patterns in storage, installation, and utilization.

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Everything You Need to Know About Renewable Energy Credits

What Are Renewable Energy Credits? Every Renewable Energy Credit represents one megawatt-hour of renewable energy added to the grid. Sources of renewable energy can include solar, wind, hydroelectric, or even nuclear and natural gas generation facilities. RECs aren’t really a unit of energy, but rather a certificate of the attributes related to the energy source. Some of the information recorded on Renewable Energy Credits are: ? The renewable facility’s location and build date. ? A unique identification number and certificate type. ? Eligibility for certification under the applicable RPS. Additional data may include the emissions rating of the renewable facility, generation type, project name, and total capacity. How Do Renewable Energy Credits Work? An electrical

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3 Factors to Consider When Looking for a New Energy Provider

If you're moving to a new house, or re-evaluating the services at your current house, you may find yourself looking for a new energy provider. Choosing between utility suppliers is not always an easy task. So to help you find the right provider for your energy needs, here are a few considerations you'll want to make during your search.Compare costs between providers: One of the first things homeowners tend to look at when choosing an energy provider is the cost. Energy is something you use every single day in your home, around the clock. So, of course, it makes sense that you'd want the lowest cost possible. Start by compiling a list of a few local providers so you can talk to each one and see what they have to offer. And while you may be tempted to go with the least expensive option, always

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3 Ways to Save Energy

When it comes to reducing energy use seasonally, many people think summer is the best time when big savings can be seen due to cutting back on things like air conditioning. However, there can be some great opportunities to reduce energy use during the colder months too. With fall finally here, it's important to think about ways to save energy in your home. So let's take a look at a few easy energy saving tips to put into practice this fall.Use your heat wisely: While it can be tempting to crank up the heat at the first sign of cool weather, it's important to use your heat cautiously. Try to keep your thermostat as low as possible -- it's easy to put on layers and snuggle up in blankets for extra warmth. At the very least, turn the thermostat down while you're away from home or sleeping. Just

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How Can You Benefit from Conserving Energy at Home?

Most people are aware of the impact energy consumption has on the environment. But sadly, not many people choose to change their actions to decrease their impact on the environment. Conserving energy can offer people multiple benefits, including the ones discussed in this article.

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