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31

Mar

Is the ‘quantum vacuum’ the source of dark energy?The new study proposes an alternative two previous theories about where dark energy comes from, and how it interacts with the universe.

Is the ‘quantum vacuum’ the source of dark energy?
The new study proposes an alternative two previous theories about where dark energy comes from, and how it interacts with the universe.

28

Mar

laurajmoss:

LIGHTS OUT, Y’ALL. It’s Earth Hour tomorrow night starting at 8:30 p.m.
Learn more here.

laurajmoss:

LIGHTS OUT, Y’ALL. It’s Earth Hour tomorrow night starting at 8:30 p.m.

Learn more here.

19

Feb

Which U.S. states produce the most energy?

02

Feb

Seattle vs. Denver: Which city rules in the realm of energy efficiency?
Seattle and Denver lead the pack when it comes to efficient and clean energy use. But just like in a certain NFL championship game, only one winner can emerge from the ‘Efficiency Bowl.’ Which city will it be?

21

Jan

What’s your energy-saving IQ?Take the quiz and test your knowledge of renewable energy.

What’s your energy-saving IQ?
Take the quiz and test your knowledge of renewable energy.

20

Jan

Old, leaky gas lines lurk below U.S. citiesResearchers have found 10,000 natural gas leaks under just 2 American cities, hinting at a broader problem that threatens lives, pollutes air and wastes energy.

Old, leaky gas lines lurk below U.S. cities
Researchers have found 10,000 natural gas leaks under just 2 American cities, hinting at a broader problem that threatens lives, pollutes air and wastes energy.

10

Jan

More illumination on why you should ditch those old bulbsA whopping 70 percent of household sockets in the U.S. are still harboring outdated, inefficient light bulbs. Energy Star offers insight on how to easily switch them out with energy-saving models while minding your lumens and your watts.

More illumination on why you should ditch those old bulbs
A whopping 70 percent of household sockets in the U.S. are still harboring outdated, inefficient light bulbs. Energy Star offers insight on how to easily switch them out with energy-saving models while minding your lumens and your watts.

25

Dec

Is a smart grid a smart move?Developing the infrastructure necessary wouldn’t be cheap, but its benefits could significantly outweigh the costs.

Is a smart grid a smart move?
Developing the infrastructure necessary wouldn’t be cheap, but its benefits could significantly outweigh the costs.

23

Dec

4 in 10 Americans aware of incandescent phase-outAccording to Osram Sylvania’s 6th annual Socket Survey, not too many folks realize that 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will go bye-bye come Jan 1. And a sizable number of those who do plan on stockpiling old bulbs.

4 in 10 Americans aware of incandescent phase-out
According to Osram Sylvania’s 6th annual Socket Survey, not too many folks realize that 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will go bye-bye come Jan 1. And a sizable number of those who do plan on stockpiling old bulbs.

17

Dec

As incandescent bulbs make final exit, Philips unveils eye-catching LEDGet the skinny on SlimStyle, Philips’ latest attention-grabbing LED bulb release that boasts a uniquely svelte profile (no heat sinks!) and a price tag that’s anticipated to be highly competitive.

As incandescent bulbs make final exit, Philips unveils eye-catching LED
Get the skinny on SlimStyle, Philips’ latest attention-grabbing LED bulb release that boasts a uniquely svelte profile (no heat sinks!) and a price tag that’s anticipated to be highly competitive.