Glacial Energy Blog

10 ways to be thrifty and save energy

There are simple things you can do to save electricity, money and greenhouse gas emissions in your home or workplace that help reduce your impact on the environment. Most homes today come equipped with televisions, DVD players, cell phones, laptops and a gaggle of other electronics. All these items continue to use electricity if they’re [...]

Saving Water Can Save Money, Electricity Usage

Accounting for nearly 18% of your electric bill, heating water is the second largest energy expense in your home. Whether looking for a short-term band-aid or a long-term solution, you can get started with these simple tips. Short-Term Tips Install aerating, low-flow faucets and showerheads. Repair leaky faucets promptly; a leaky faucet wastes gallons of [...]

Electric Future: Solar Energy

In the country that invented the solar panel, solar energy still only produces less than 1 percent of U.S. electricity. But as the price of solar power continues to fall and as states, such as California, mandate that a third of all power come from renewables by 2020, solar energy could become a major player [...]

Myth or Fact: Electricity Deregulation

Since the electricity market was deregulated several years ago, residents in cities participating in this emerging competitive market have enjoyed their power to choose retail electric providers. Electricity deregulation has been a success despite the abundance of several detractors, most of which are coming from areas and states where the implementation of energy deregulation has [...]

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