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Tesla Shifts Gears to Enter Utility Industry

What do companies do once they’ve conquered their industry? Move to a different industry, of course.  After its launch in 2003, Tesla Motors quickly became a force to be reckoned with.  With the tremendous success of the Roadster and the...

Posted March 9, 2014    

Lowering Your Thermostat will Save More than Just Money

You’ve seen it all over websites, you’ve heard it on the news, and you’ve even read it in some magazines.  Lowering your thermostat will save you money.  Everybody knows that.  But what if we told you there are more benefits...

Posted February 28, 2014    

10 Questions on Natural Gas You Need Answered

Being involved in the energy industry, I receive loads of questions regarding natural gas.  It’s a hot commodity right now so I understand that people want answers.  Below you will find ten questions that have been boggling some minds...

Posted February 24, 2014    

Three Ways You Could be Getting Overcharged on Utility Bills

There are over 150 cost components to every utility bill, which means there are 150 opportunities for an error to pop-up on your statement.  If you have ever had the feeling that your business was being overcharged, or you’ve found a...

Posted February 21, 2014    

Will That $25 Light Bulb Really Save You Money?

You’re familiar with the situation.  You go to the store to replace a couple light bulbs that burnt out and you’re faced with an entire aisle of options: incandescents, LEDs, CFLs, halogens.  Which one do you buy?  There are many...

Posted February 13, 2014    

California's Nightmare Comes True ... There's No More Water

It’s finally happening. The world is running out of fresh water…or at least in the state of California.  The Golden State has been experiencing one of its worst droughts ever.  It’s so severe that state officials issued a press release...

Posted February 7, 2014    

Keystone XL Pipeline Update: And So It Begins ...

Although the Keystone XL pipeline has yet to receive full presidential approval, the southern leg of the pipeline (referred to as the Gulf Coast line) has already become active.  On January 22, crude oil began flowing from Cushing, Oklahoma to...

Posted February 4, 2014    

How to Save the World in Ten Days

Alright, you probably won’t save the world, but with these ten tips, you’ll at least be able to do your part in protecting our planet.  If you’re new to the whole “going green” thing, I suggest taking on one of these challenges each day for the...

Posted January 25, 2014    

What Everyone Should Know About Deregulated Electricity Markets

Most people that deal with energy have heard of a deregulated electricity market.  Still, many find it difficult to differentiate it from a regulated market.  It can be a challenging concept to understand, but I’m here to explain the...

Posted January 21, 2014    

How Much Energy is Needed for the Sochi Winter Olympics?

As we move into the second week of 2014, most of us start to veer away from our New Year’s resolutions.  (Who enjoys counting calories, anyway?)   Instead, we shift our focus toward what’s really important: the Winter Olympics! ...

Posted January 11, 2014    

EIA Reports Drop in Energy Use for Manufacturers

Historically, the amount of energy consumed in the United States has been astronomical.  According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), Americans tripled their energy consumption between 1949 and 2011.  But in 2009,...

Posted April 9, 2013    

Are Traditional Utilities Becoming Obsolete?

The next time you’re driving around town, observe the community and see how many homes and businesses have installed solar panels.  You may be surprised at how common these devices have become in recent years.  In fact, some believe...

Posted March 30, 2013