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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.

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SaveOnEnergy Announces Green City Award Competition

Tara Copeland | Mar 3, 2015

SaveOnEnergy wants to highlight America's greenest cities in which to live and work in the hope that these examples inspire new ways of thinking about recycling. Read More

Quiz: Are You a Winter Weather Warrior?

Jenny 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 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

MA Utility Rates Expected to Skyrocket

Heather Bailey | Sep 26, 2014

National Grid in Massachusetts, one of the state's largest utilities, recently announced it is seeking a 37% rate hike starting November 1 to cover the cost of electricity for the coming winter. Read More

New Worlds from Old Machines: Sunken Ship Adds Life to Texas Coastline

Tyler Rice | Sep 25, 2014

Hours after the 155-foot Kinta S hit rock bottom and settled into its permanent home, an underwater city began to grow. Read More

Another City Studies 'Pay-As-You-Throw.' What Is That?

Jennifer Koniuk | Sep 5, 2014

Your electricity bill is dependent on how much electricity you use each month so why isn't your trash bill dependent upon how much garbage you generate? Read More

Airline Consolidation Leads to Fracking in Pittsburgh

Patrick McCaully | Aug 22, 2014

One of the consequences of airline consolidation is the desertion of airports that once served as hubs. Read More

Idaho Falls Welcomes Intermountain Energy Summit

The Team | Aug 19, 2014

In Idaho Falls, ID, energy experts are convening at the Intermountain Energy Summit to discuss the future of the region’s energy industry. Read More

Super Ants Infest UK Electrical Sockets, Are a Fire Hazard

The Team | Aug 15, 2014

So-called "super ants" are infesting electrical sockets in the United Kingdom. Read More

Obama Administration Increases Access to Offshore Drilling

The Team | Aug 8, 2014

In recent weeks, the Obama administration has shifted its attitude toward offshore drilling in the Atlantic. Read More

Power Outage Delivers Big Economic Hit to Detroit

The Team | Aug 1, 2014

Detroit saw a massive power outage on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Read More