INFOGRAPHIC: How to Achieve Energy Independence Through Off-Grid Living

May 6, 2014 by  
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Did you know that if the US cut its energy consumption by just 23% we’d save $1.2 trillion? This infographic from the Institute for Energy and the Environment provides a look at exactly what it takes to go one step further and live entirely off the grid. Firstly, cut your power use. Then, find alternative energy and water sources. Finally, produce your own food. Soon, you’ll be on your way to complete self-reliance and a smaller global footprint. Check out the full infographic after the break! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How to Achieve Energy Independence Through Off-Grid Living Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable energy” , clean tech , energy independence , green design , green energy , infographic , renewable energy , Self-Reliance , self-sufficient living , sustainable design

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Market forces sap the power from electric utilities

March 11, 2014 by  
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Utilities around the nation are selling off power plants as the regulatory environment worsens and renewable energy installations soar.

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3 paths for plugging in to better energy management

March 11, 2014 by  
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McDonald's, AT&T and Jones Lang LaSalle have learned that to achieve energy priorities, engaging execs, employees and communities is key.

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Exit Interview: Melanie Nutter, City of San Francisco

March 10, 2014 by  
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The head of environment for the City by the Bay talks about how to push sustainability initiatives inside cities, as well as cities’ growing interest in resiliency.

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