Into the Heart of Energy Efficiency

What can you gain from making what you own, rent, or consume more energy efficient? Typically such gains mean buying expensive, longer lasting things, increased personal comfort and security in extremes of weather, lower energy bills, added home market value, and so on. For some, gain might include reduced personal guilt. (I’m leaving out social…

Big Coal In Forced Retreat From War On Reality

As covered today in the National Journal and elsewhere, approximately 180,000 megawatts of US coal-burning capacity have been taken off-line in the past five years, to which we may now add 3,000+ megawatts of coal-generating capacity TVA plans to shutter.  Example: one of these plants to be closed by TVA, known as the Paradise Fossil…