Category Archives: Energy Policy

Green energy on a budget

Do you find green energy systems too expensive? If you cannot afford to invest in a green energy system, you should look into reducing your energy consumption so you can power your home with a smaller system. Upgrade your appliances with energy-efficient ones and replace your light bulbs too. You could even replace your light bulbs with solar tubes to use natural sunlight instead of electricity. Do your best to shut off the appliances you do not need and turn the lights off when you exit a room. Improving the insulation of your meeting planning company by adding an additional layer or replacing your current insulation should also help you save a lot on heating. Get a power monitor to keep track of how much power you use in every room of your house.    Continue reading Green energy on a budget

What is the best way to save on energy prices in the UK?

When customers open their energy bills, there is almost an immediate sigh knowing that they will have to pay high prices to companies for their gas and electricity bills, and in most circumstances do not have any control over these prices. In most cases, the companies that control the gas and electricity needs for most customers are chosen when that person moves into the location and most customers will stick with that company until they move. In past years, the ability to choose or research an energy company in the UK simply has not been available, and pricing to customers directly has never really been an option, especially in an online format. Continue reading What is the best way to save on energy prices in the UK?

Solar wind and renewable energy

With climate change the great threat to mankind and the planet in our century, engineers, scientists and governments are racing to achieve green renewable energy generation as an alternative to traditional fossils fuels like oil, gas and coal. For the last decade the main contenders in the renewable energy sector have been wind and solar power, but what if the answer to our energy crisis in future decades is to be found not here on earth but out there in space? What if we could one day generate billions of times more power than we currently need by harnessing the energy of solar wind? Continue reading Solar wind and renewable energy

5 Alternative Uses For Shredded Paper That Saves You Throwing It Away

Even though email is taking over the world there’s still lots of things get delivered to us by post. If you’re like most people you probably let everything build up until you don’t know what to do with it anymore. You will eventually shred it knowing that there’s some things you don’t want anyone to see. At least I hope you do that. All you need is someone to steal your identity and you have a much bigger type of problem than a pile of mail.

But shredding all that paper takes work and you are left with a big pile at the end of it. I pile you don’t want lying around. The simple thing would be to throw it in the rubbish, but you aren’t exactly helping the environment. If you have a little green in you then you might recycle it. That’s crazy. Why recycle it when you can do so much more with it? There’s lots of uses for shredded paper, so you might as well take advantage of it while you have it. If you’re clueless as to what you could use it for we can look at a few things now. Continue reading 5 Alternative Uses For Shredded Paper That Saves You Throwing It Away

Alternative energy sources: How can we use them?

Restoration of natural resources, specifically, is the key to energy conservation. Our planet is showing all the symptoms of an ailing and dying planet that need prompt corrective measures to bring it back to life. Energy crisis is a consistent problem, which needs immediate attention before it’s too late. Finding a workable solution to energy situation along with conservation of natural resources can help to a great deal.

Some of the innovative ways that can help us restore the health of the mother Earth and help find a solution to the energy crisis are discussed below. Continue reading Alternative energy sources: How can we use them?