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Life-Saving Electricity Safety Tips

What You Should Know About Electricity Safety? Electricity is all around us all the time. It’s an invisible power source that both makes the world easier to live in and more dangerous. Oftentimes, we’re so used to electricity that we forget what a danger it can be, which is clear from the statistics. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that every year around 1,000 people die from electrical-related injuries.…

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When 100% Renewable Energy Doesn’t Mean Zero Carbon

Verde Energy serves residential and business customers with renewable energy, notably solar, wind, and hydroelectric power. Today’s heightened interest in renewable energy has led to greater research into its efficacy and value and a more nuanced discussion of its pros and cons. One distinction important to keep in mind: “Renewable” doesn’t always mean “sustainable” or “zero-carbon” by nature. Here’s what you should know. Defining “renewable” In precise terms, “renewable” means…

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What Is Clean Energy?

Simply expressed, “clean” energy is energy produced without the release of dangerous greenhouse gases–carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, methane, and the like–or other detriments to the environment. Most of the “clean” sources of energy we think of today are also renewable. These “renewables” include sources that are inexhaustible as we know them to exist in nature: wind, the sunlight that produces solar power, the strength of the earth’s tides, the water…

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What Is the Best Renewable Energy Source?

  Verde Energy has worked with, to date, more than a quarter-million residential, business, and organizational clients to provide high-quality service for their energy needs. The company serves customers in the Northeastern United States, harnessing the power of renewable energy sources including solar, wind, hydroelectric, and biomass power. Verde Energy further supports the development of green energy through its purchases of renewable energy certificates, or RECs, to offset 100 percent…