energy efficiency

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This Little LED of Mine

Published: 
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 8:06pm
Category: 
Energy

Nancy Finkelmeier tried to make the switch more than a year ago.

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How We Learned Not to Guzzle

Published: 
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 8:19am
Category: 
Energy

For as long as most of us can remember, the nation’s energy news has trended from bad to worse, starting with the oil crises of the 1970s.

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Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family’s auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.

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Bill Would Sweeten Loans for Energy-Efficient Homes

Published: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:26pm
Category: 
Energy

Home buyers purchasing energy-efficient properties could qualify for larger mortgages than their incomes would normally allow under a Senate bill reintroduced Thursday with broad real estate industry support.

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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz: Climate Change Is 'Not Debatable'

Published: 
Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:56pm
Category: 
Energy

Physicist Ernest Moniz was sworn in this week as U.S. Energy Secretary, and wasted little time laying out his priorities.