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Top 5 Pennsylvania Cities to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Elizabeth Segarra | Oct 1, 2015

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia may have a lot to offer for Pennsylvania residents, but what about other cities in the Keystone State that are often overlooked?

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How Far Does Our Food Travel?

Elizabeth Segarra | Sep 4, 2015

I recently visited my parents in Charlotte, NC, and went grocery shopping with my mom. Read More

Rooftops Turn Green in France - and Beyond

Jennifer Koniuk | Jun 12, 2015

According to an article published by CBS News, the French Parliament recently mandated that new buildings in commercial areas must have solar panels or plants covering part of their rooftops. Read More

Innovation in Battery Tech Could Lower Cost of Plug-In Cars

Tyler Rice | Jun 5, 2015

According to, of the more than 16.5 million new cars and trucks sold in the United States in 2014, a mere 0.4 percent were electric models. Read More

Are Autonomous Cars The Future of Automobiles?

Jenny Lou Bement | May 29, 2015

Remember when you were a kid, dreaming about a self-driving car? Read More

Debunking Common Misconceptions about the State of the Environment

Tara Copeland | May 8, 2015

In college, a friend of mine had this quote taped to his door: "Complacency is the evil of success." Read More

Will Block Island Change The U.S. Perception Of Offshore Wind Energy?

Jenny Lou Bement | May 1, 2015

Europe has been using offshore wind energy for more than a decade and has deployed more than 7 gigawatts of electricity with these turbines. Read More

Think Falling Oil Prices Will Stifle Renewable Energy Growth? Think Again

Tara Copeland | Apr 24, 2015

A recent report from the United Nations Environment Programme demonstrated a strong surge in green energy investment around the world, thanks in large part to new solar and wind power installations. Read More

Coal-Fired Electricity Plants Closing Across the U.S.

Tara Copeland | Apr 17, 2015

In 2014, the U.S. Read More

Solar Company Fights Back Against Utility's Fee for Solar Customers

Tara Copeland | Mar 10, 2015

Last week, residential and commercial solar leasing company SolarCity filed suit against Arizona utility Salt River Project (SRP) for alleged use of anti-competitive practices. Read More

Quiz: Are You a Winter Weather Warrior?

Jenny Lou Bement | Feb 11, 2015

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Residential Electricity Prices on the Rise in 2015

Tyler Rice | Jan 16, 2015

Outlook data for 2015 released by the U.S. Read More

Green 2014: Year in Review

Tara Copeland | Jan 2, 2015

As we say goodbye to 2014, we take a look back at the year's great strides in green energy. Read More

Should Hazardous Waste Combustion Be Considered Renewable Energy in Michigan?

Jenny Lou Bement | Dec 19, 2014

On December 4, a bill seeking to redefine "renewable energy" passed in the Michigan House. Read More

Give Green with These SaveOnEnergy Staff Picks

The Team | Nov 19, 2014

At, we spend a lot of time researching green energy and learning how to save energy and money. Read More

Queens University of Charlotte Student Wins SaveOnEnergy Education Scholarship

The Team | Nov 14, 2014 is happy to announce Perrin Thompson of Queens University of Charlotte, N.C., as the recipient of our 2014 Education Scholarship. Read More

Solving the Mystery of the Polar Vortex

Tyler Rice | Nov 13, 2014

It started in the dying days of January 2014. Read More

Lessons Learned from Last Year's Polar Vortex and How to Prepare Now

Tara Copeland | Nov 10, 2014

Winter hasn't even officially begun, and residents in the central and eastern United States are already staring down the barrel of another polar vortex. Read More

Commerce Energy Boasts Lowest Variable Rate on Georgia Natural Gas

Tara Copeland | Oct 24, 2014

Georgia natural gas consumers looking for a great variable rate can find it with Commerce Energy. Read More

What You Can Do Now to Keep Winter Heating Costs Down

Heather Bailey | Oct 7, 2014

More utilities are announcing that they're raising electricity supply rates in anticipation of another bone-chilling winter in the Northeast. Read More

Get Rewards! Program Lets Customers Splurge at Top Retailers or on Energy-Savings Products

Jennifer Koniuk | Oct 2, 2014

As a member of the SaveOnEnergy team, I was excited when I found out about the new program we're offering customers. Read More