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Why Renewable Energy Matters – A Primer

What exactly is renewable energy? A common definition is “Energy that comes from renewable resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale.” This typically includes biomass, hydro, geothermal, solar, wind, ocean thermal, wave action, and tidal action. But in a global society that runs 24/7/365, renewable energy is still considered too intermittent, unreliable, and expensive. Well, here […]

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

Even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted a below normal hurricane season, summer storm systems (like Invest 91-L) still pose a hurricane-like risk of damaging winds and lots of rain. With soils at saturation in many parts of the country, the risk for flash flooding is even greater. Current predictions show Invest 91-L […]