Currently, 44 percent of New Jersey’s electricity comes from nuclear generating plants like Oyster Creek and Salem Creek. This source is second to only natural gas. Renewable sources of energy like solar power and wind energy comprise only 3 percent of the state’s electricity production. Many of us do not give much thought to how … Continue reading New Jersey’s Dependence on Nuclear Power
A home energy audit is a step-by-step walkthrough of your home to determine where you can make adjustments to make it more energy efficient. They are also known as home energy assessments. Though you can hire a professional to perform your home energy audit, you can also do the walkthrough yourself to save money. Before … Continue reading DIY Energy Efficiency Audit for your New Jersey Home
What once seemed like impossible futuristic technology is now widely available to everyday consumers. A decade ago, you probably never would have imagined having a voice-activated assistant in your home – but today, many of us are now living with Google Home or Amazon Echo devices that have become indispensable in our day-to-day lives. Consider … Continue reading Smart Devices for your New Jersey Property
Wind turbines, often known as windmills, provide clean, renewable energy by harnessing the power of the wind and converting it into electricity. In areas with consistent, high winds, such as the New Jersey coastline, wind turbines make sense as a means to step away from nonrenewable energy sources and provide a cost-effective alternative to homes … Continue reading When Will Windmills Come to New Jersey?
With the cost of electricity in New Jersey always ranking in the top ten for most expensive, you can quickly see why renewable energy sources are becoming more popular. If your home relies upon the power grid, you are subject to their costs. If your home has solar panels or wind turbines, you are taking … Continue reading Renewable Energy in New Jersey
Over the last 10 years, the cost of electricity has continued to steadily rise and with it, pulling an ever growing amount of cash from the pockets of Americans. As electricity becomes more and more expensive, homeowners are looking into less expensive ways to bring in essential electricity when it comes to heating and cooling … Continue reading Solar Panels vs. Wind Energy