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The Most Popular Electric Cars by State

by Amigo Energy | May 14, 2018 | Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Science and Technology

In this day and age, so many are involved in the ever-growing conversation about climate change and air quality that the issue has been catapulted to the forefront of the environmental movement, with no real long-term solution on the horizon (yet). However, the avenues you can take to lead a more sustainable life are plentiful—like…Read more

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9 Extrañas Maneras de Generar Electricidad

by Quinn Thurman | April 30, 2018 | Renewable Energy

  Recorrimos el Internet y recopilamos diez de las maneras más interesantes y extrañas de generar electricidad. Como esta lista lo indica, producir energía puede ser un proceso engorroso, por eso, tal vez sea mejor que los profesionales se encarguen del trabajo sucio. Con suerte y en el futuro las compañías de servicios públicos podrán…Read more

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8 Solar Energy Pros and Cons that Might Surprise You

by Mike Strayer | March 29, 2018 | Renewable Energy, Science and Technology

Everything has pros and cons—even solar energy. Curious what could possibly be wrong with something that produces cleaner energy and lower electric bills? Well, you might be surprised. (Don’t worry, the pros outweigh the cons.) Read on to discover eight important advantages and disadvantages of solar energy. Solar Energy Pros Cleaner Energy As of 2016,…Read more

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Renewable Energy vs Fossil Fuels: 5 Essential Facts

by Tyson Stevens | January 25, 2018 | Renewable Energy

You’ve probably heard that renewable energy is evolving at a rapid pace while fossil fuels are going the way of the dinosaur. But you still may be thinking: What does all this talk actually mean? Have no fear—we’ve outlined five things you need to know about renewable energy and fossil fuels to help you understand…Read more

The 9 Most Sustainable College Campuses in Texas

by Mike Strayer | January 7, 2018 | Renewable Energy

Ever wonder which Texas colleges take sustainability seriously? Curious about what exactly you can recycle on your Texas campus? What about the different green degrees and research opportunities on your campus? We’ve analyzed seven critical categories and chosen our top picks. Whether you’re interested in how your current school or alma mater is performing, or…Read more

Curious About Renewable Energy? Check Out These Top 26 Renewable Energy Sites

by Amigo Energy | October 23, 2017 | Renewable Energy

Green energy blogs are a dime a dozen. With so much content, it can feel almost impossible to find the information you need. We definitely know the struggle. So, we’ve put together a list of the top 26 renewable energy sites. Not only that, but we’ve categorized the sites, detailed who might benefit most from…Read more

What to Do in a Power Outage Part 2

What to Do in a Power Outage Part 2

by Amigo Energy | July 21, 2017 | Renewable Energy, Tips and Tricks

In our first power outage post, we covered what to do immediately after your electricity goes out. But what happens when the lights are out for more than a couple of hours? Never fear—we’ve put together some helpful tips for when your power doesn’t return immediately. 1. Be Careful with Emergency Lighting If the power doesn’t…Read more

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What to Do in a Power Outage Part 1

by Amigo Energy | July 13, 2017 | Renewable Energy, Tips and Tricks

Previously, we’ve covered what causes power outages in Texas. But have you ever wondered what to do first when your lights go out? Wonder no more because we have some advice based on our years of experience in the energy business. This post covers what you should do immediately after a Texas power outage and…Read more

The future of green energy

Environmentally Responsible Electric Power: The Energy of the Future

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Renewable Energy, Science and Technology

It’s hard to miss it—ENERGY STAR® appliances, LED light bulbs, efficient refrigerator settings. It seems “going green” has become something of a household trend. In fact, it is feasible that we will have the means to power 80% of our country’s homes with renewable electricity by 2050. But what does that mean for us today?…Read more

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Building Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Science and Technology, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

As the effects of climate change worsen, more people are demanding that policy makers find energy solutions that can withstand the elements without sacrificing functionality. People want to know that their access to energy won’t be disrupted as large-scale natural disasters and other hazards become more prevalent. To keep up with those demands, more government…Read more

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