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San Diego Electric Rate Hike Up To 39%

The San Diego utility announced that customers will see a noticeable increase in their home energy bill beginning in September, 2013. The average customer will have a rate increase, up to 39%. Solar power costs less than utility power
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TV set-top boxes are BIG energy hogs

Worried about high utility costs? Your cable or satellite box may be to blame. And if your box is a digital video recorder, that’s even worse. The opposite of energy efficiency …
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Before you go solar – Learn to conserve!

A solar energy system is an investment. Before considering solar electricity, it’s a good idea to look at how much energy you are consuming, how much it costs, and how investing in conservation can affect the bottom line. …
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How can solar PV help you?

Photovoltaics, also known as PV, have led the solar industry since the 1950’s. Solar PV directly converts sunlight into electricity to offer more immediate and widespread use in the home. There is an abundance of applications for solar PV …
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Are Solar Panels the Answer to the End of Cheap Coal?

It is a common misconception that coal is an abundant, low cost form of electricity. This report indicates there may be less usable coal than some would have you believe. Since most utilities use
coal to create electricity, is important to look for cleaner alternative sources of energy. …
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