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Electricity Prices Rising Like Pump Prices!

The price at your meter is going up. Why? The first reason is that the price of fuel is higher and will continue to escalate in price. For example, coal fuels half of America’s electricity consumption. Today coal is a … Continue reading

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Consumer Mistrust: Profits, Market Share and Pricing

“Which of these industries do you think are generally honest and trustworthy – so that you normally believe a statement by a company in that industry?”

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75+% Renewable Energy AND Competitive Prices

Marin Energy Authority of California is the first utility in the country to source over 75% of its electricity supply from non-fossil/non-nuclear generation. Further, it delivers this energy to homes and businesses at prices that beat the local utility‚Äôs price … Continue reading

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How close in price is renewable energy to fossil-fueled electricity? Closer than you think?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released a study that found 850 utilities across the United States now offer some form of green energy program. In 2009 green energy sales by electric utilities exceeded 6 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) or … Continue reading

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One picture of our renewable energy future?

Is this picture our renewable energy future? Look at the technology deployed. There are the obvious solar panels. But there is also a battery storage system that would enable this outdoor light to operate at night using solar electricity generated … Continue reading

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