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Tips for Cutting Residential Energy Use

Tips for Cutting Residential Energy Use

The payoff could be billions of dollars in energy savings. A recent report by McKinsey & Co. says that up to 20% of U.S. residential energy use can be cut by a few changes in consumer behavior, from slight changes in thermostat adjustments to shorter showers. “There are lots of attractive options for efficiency” that wouldn’t greatly inconvenience consumers but that aren’t being widely adopted,…

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Why Investing more in Solar than Oil has Dramatic Implications

Why Investing more in Solar than Oil has Dramatic Implications

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A report by french investment bank Kepler Chevreux estimates that $100 billion invested in solar energy and deployed as energy for light and commercial vehicles will produce significantly more energy than the same amount if invested in oil. This analysis has dramatic implications for the oil industry which has dominated the global economy for decades.

As oil prices are on the rise again in…

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

[vc_row][vc_column][image_with_animation image_url=”3403” alignment=”center” animation=”Fade In” img_link_target=”_self”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20”][vc_column_text]In our current energy reality, oil is still a necessary evil. While it is obvious burning oil for energy results pollution and greenhouse gas emission, most people do not realize that merely extracting oil from…

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Paving the way for Solar Roadways

Paving the way for Solar Roadways

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Artist’s rendition of Sandpoint, Idaho – Home of Solar Roadways
Graphic artist: Sam Cornett

[/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20”][vc_column_text]Solar roadways are a really cool concept…

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The Economics of Electric Vehicles

The Economics of Electric Vehicles

The Growing Demand for EVs and What to Consider Before Purchasing

The San Francisco Bay Area is falling in love with Electric Vehicles! Sales of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and hybrids are soaring. Automakers around the globe are responding to the growing U.S. demand by offering hybrid engines in familiar models like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry as well as in entirely new electric vehicles like…

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And At Last I See the Light! Learn about Lighting

And At Last I See the Light! Learn about Lighting

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Lighting options can be confusing. With a variety of lighting options available on the market today, it can become difficult to follow which offer each option’s pros and cons, and most importantly, which lighting option offers the best energy-efficiency.

In order to make lighting easier to understand I’ve decided to lay out the basic pros, cons, and features of each commonly,…

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Slingshot Mini Series: Goal of Slingshot

Slingshot Mini Series: Goal of Slingshot

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H96rpPhZOc”][vc_column_text]How can we make a difference in the world today? Join the Slingshot Power team and hear the story of how solar energy is changing the energy market place, and how Slingshot Power is changing the way you buy solar energy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Slingshot Mini Series: Making a Difference

Slingshot Mini Series: Making a Difference

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKzf69BUSAE”][vc_column_text]From the board room to your living room. Join the Slingshot Power team as we discuss how clean energy can make a difference for every consumer by changing the way we source our energy.

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Slingshot Mini Series: Own your Solar

Slingshot Mini Series: Own your Solar

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKzf69BUSAE”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”40”][vc_column_text]From the board room to your living room. Join the Slingshot Power team as we discuss how clean energy can make a difference for every consumer by changing the way we source our energy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Slingshot Mini Series: Solar and Slingshot

Slingshot Mini Series: Solar and Slingshot

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEYxj8AVJnk”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”40”][vc_column_text]Who is Slingshot? And why are we different? Join the Slingshot Power team for a discussion about what is at the heart of this exciting company![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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