Tesla Powerwall: Market Price and kWh Capacity

The Tesla Powerwall: Market Price, Power Output and kWh Capacity Many people know Tesla as an electric vehicle manufacturer, but Elon Musk has more tricks up his sleeve than EVs and space travel. Tesla has also created the Powerwall. The Tesla Powerwall is a solar power storage device and backup generator all in one. It’s formally known as a home battery. Home batteries are growing in demand as more people… …

What Solar Power Incentives Does Your State Offer?

What Solar Power Incentives Does Your State Offer?   Just 100 years ago the majority of people didn’t have electricity in their homes at all. The only way to electrify a home was to tie into the grid – once it finally reached your location.    Today there are still homes that are far off the grid, but owners don’t have to resort to gas lanterns. Most homes can now… …

14 Sustainable Cities to Visit During Your Summer Vacation

  14 Sustainable Cities to Visit During Your Summer Vacation Are you worried about making a sizeable carbon footprint by taking a summer vacation? We’re here to tell you that you can travel guilt-free. Rent yourself an electric vehicle, find charging stations along the route and get ready to enjoy yourself at one of these sustainable summer vacation destinations. If you’re taking a vacation anywhere in the U.S. a sustainable… …

The Origins of Earth Day – And Why It’s More Important Than Ever

  On April 22nd, as the beauty of Spring is in full bloom, the world takes a day to celebrate and support Earth. For over half a century, Earth Day has served as a time to reflect on the amazing biodiversity of our planet and our impact on the environment. It’s a time when we show gratitude for all that the Earth gives us and make an effort to give… …

What is a Zero Energy Ready Home?

While most of us take steps to minimize energy use, some aim to eliminate energy use altogether – at least the use of nonrenewable energy. Zero energy ready homes are dwellings that are extremely energy efficient. So much so, they can be mostly or completely powered by a renewable energy system.  Many environmentalists would say the goal is for all homes to be built zero energy ready and for existing… …
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