Tag Archives: About Energy

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by Matt Reber, Real Energy User Yesterday I played in a golf fundraiser to raise money for a cause near and dear to my heart but completely irrelevant to energy conservation so unfortunately none of the money raised will be … Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Real Life Energy Blog: Shedding Light

As we approach the 236th birthday of this great country, let us look at how far we have come and be thankful for the daily amenities that we may take for granted. Read more from “Shedding Light” a Real Life Energy Blog by Matt Reber. Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Beyond the Flick of a Switch: Where Energy Comes From

Ever wonder where your energy comes from? You use energy in a variety of ways to keep your home comfortable. Learn more about where your energy comes with Conservation Conversations! Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stay Safe: Gas and Electric Power Line Safety Tips

Just as you should be mindful about your energy use, you also need to be mindful about underground and overhead gas and electric power lines. Conservation Conversations takes a break from energy efficiency to ensure you know how to stay safe when it comes to gas and electric power lines. Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Go with the Flow: Learn More About Hydropower

What is the largest source of renewable energy in the United States? Hydropower accounted for 63% of the electricity generated from renewable sources and 6% of total U.S. electricity in 2001. Learn more about the largest, and one of the oldest, sources of renewable energy with information and resources from Conservation Conversations. Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Catch Some Rays: Solar Panels Harness the Sun’s Power

It’s hard to ignore the power of the sun, especially as the seasons change from winter to spring and spring into summer. Many of us appreciate the warmer temperatures and additional hours of sunlight during spring and summer months, but households, businesses and buildings with solar panels have even more to be thankful for. Learn more about the benefits of solar power, the ways solar power is converted into electricity and the impacts of solar energy with information and resources from Conservation Conversations. Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Natural Resources and the Production of Renewable Energy

As schools, neighborhoods and communities prepare to celebrate Earth Day and take action to reduce their environmental impact Conservation Conversations will explore the connection between natural resources and energy production. American used renewable energy sources to meet about 8% of our total energy needs in 2009. Learn more about the use of natural resources and renewable energy with Conservation Conversations! Posted in Conservation Conversations Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment