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You Don’t Need a Tesla Powerwall Battery, Unless…

It doesn’t make sense to invest in a Tesla Powerwall battery for you home unless you have these specific needs.… Read more

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Using Passive Systems In Your Home to Reduce Your Expenses All Day, Every Day

It’s important for homeowners to understand the difference between active and passive systems. One can save you a huge amount of money on the other!… Read more

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You Buy Them Every Month But Can You Explain Them?

RTAblog_2015_0722_JamesWattMany of us don’t pay attention to our power bills – we just look at the total rather than the details. Could you explain what you’re buying from the power company to another person?… Read more

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Carbon Isn’t the Only Concern for Electricity Production, This Chemical Is Critical Too!

RTAblog_2013_0725_CoalPowerPlantCarbon gets all the attention in discussions about energy production. Carbon emissions from power plants making electricity are blamed for climate change yet we don’t talk about a chemical critical to our survival.… Read more

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Addressing Climate Change in a Changing Political Climate

RTAblog_2013_0625_CoalPowerPlantPresident Obama addressed the issue of climate change in a policy speech at George Washington University yesterday afternoon. This collection of notes is intended to provide more detail than the media coverage and responses to the President’s speech.… Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: The 7 Take-Aways

Why not just publish the take-aways for the conference rather than a three-part summary of the event? We thought the notes were too important to omit AND the take-aways greatly benefit from the context provided by the two earlier summaries. … Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: Renewables, Efficiency & Planning

This is the second post in a three-part summary of the 2012 Savannah International Clean Energy Conference. If you’ve not read the first post, you can find it here.… Read more

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What Did You Miss at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference?

The agenda for the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference was diverse and aggressive – Sunday reception with Governor Deal and Senator Isakson, Monday: 7am – 9pm + Tuesday: 7am – 6pm. To summarize the event and 11 pages of notes, … Read more

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