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President Obama’s support of renewable energy

I READ an article last week regarding the cold snap or polar vortex that most of the U.S. Mainland is experiencing and especially the northeast corridor. Because of the fierce cold and the extreme need for heat the article quoted, “Winter weather is sapping fuel…

 
 

The social impact of renewable energy

WE ALL know that renewable energy is good for the environment but many studies have been conducted reporting that renewable energy is also good for our economy. “Green jobs” are jobs that play a direct role in reducing the environmental impact of traditional energy sources.…

 
 

2013 clean energy breakthroughs

AS WE head into 2014, let us take a look back into what 2013 had to offer the clean energy industry. There were many breakthroughs last year from salt batteries to changes in the laws. Technology is quickly taking us closer to our goal of…

 
 

Battery storage – get ready!

THE use of energy storage in various forms has been around most of our human existence in one form or another. An example dates back to the 1300s where stored or dammed waterways controlled watermills for use in grain processing and farm irrigation. Energy storage…

 
 

PACE now!

I HAVE had the pleasure of meeting a lot of people on Guam who would love to go solar or install some means of energy efficiency to help lower their energy costs, but simply have no way of coming up with the extra cash to…

 
 

Climate change and the deterioration of our oceans

THE argument of climate change has been around now for more than 10 years. Whether you believe in it or not, the facts are stacking up that this is a real phenomenon and is becoming a tangible problem for us all. The Chamorro people of…

 
 

Energy conservation starts at home

AS PARENTS, we want to teach our children many things such as good manners, personal hygiene, and the value of a dollar. Teaching them about living a greener lifestyle should be no different. After all, they are the ones who will be the caretakers of…