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  • Some kinds of energy conservation are far cheaper per watt than new renewables. ... more people bought them their price fell, and now you can get them for less than a dollar.Which got us to thinking. The U.S. ... our need for base-load power, usually provided by coal. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... taking to promote the domestic solar industry and energy conservation programs. They include spending an additional $2 billion to make federal buildings more energy- efficient , providing funding for solar job training programs at community ...
  • ... windless night and have the lights go on. This isn't news : we've covered the storage issue frequently here at ReWire . But a study published recently is news : it suggests that on a ...
  • Add another item to the growing buzz about graphene, which ReWire has covered quite recently: in addition to being a promising ... just published in the journal Nature Physics, graphene can produce several such "hot electrons" for each photon that strikes it ... down the road. Still, it's another fascinating piece of news about an increasingly fascinating substance. ...
  • ... even a term of art for energy "created" by conservation reducing demand: "negawatts," as in negative watts, or watts ... doing without. Privation. Freezing in the dark. The good news is that we can conserve energy without giving up much in the way ...
  • ... small California cities make a big contribution to energy conservation . [scald=36039:kl_image_original_context]South Lake Tahoe: A ... the energy efficiency goals of small cities and counties.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... Flichbaugh/Flickr/Creative Commons LicenseSo you've taken ReWire's colleague Char Miller's advice and reduced your carbon footprint by ... points out that a typical household with ten such strings can spend more than $25 to keep those holidays lights glowing for ...
  • ... wind turbine design is quieter, cheaper, and more efficient than conventional wind turbines -- and safer for birds. But do ... spinning blades of modern-day wind turbines, whose tips can travel at speeds of 150 miles per hour or more , pose a significant ...
  • ... adequacy so that California's investor-owned utilities can use demand response capacity -- programs in which they can ... power resources. The law should help boost energy conservation , as in general it's cheaper for utilities to conserve power ...

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