April 13, 2022
Earth Day is Back—And It’s Greener Than Ever

Over the last two years, many of our favorite events and activities have been put on the back burner due to the pandemic. And Earth Day was no exception. Last year, many Earth Day events went virtual while others unfortunately were canceled.  This year, though, things seem to be closer to normal. And, again, Earth […]

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December 22, 2021
Water, Water, Everywhere

Advantages of Hydroelectric Energy In earlier posts, we’ve discussed how sunlight and wind can be harnessed to produce electricity – without contributing to climate change – so it seems natural (pun intended) to wrap up our series on renewable energy resources with a talk about the advantages of hydroelectric energy: power generated by water. In […]

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September 30, 2021
Deregulation: It’s Why We’re Here

If you’re a Clearview Energy customer, you can thank deregulation. But if you want to thank deregulation, you should travel back in time to the early 1990s and something calledEPACT92. Many years ago, states were divided into regions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). A single utility company was given exclusive rights over the […]

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August 22, 2021
Wind: It’s Everywhere

One of the most powerful renewable resources we have is wind. The best thing about it is that it's unlimited and free. But how does the wind become a factor in renewable energy? People have been using wind power for years, though in far simpler ways than today’s electricity generation. Wind powers sails on ships […]

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August 18, 2021
Saving Money on Your Home Energy Bills

These days, it seems like just about everybody is worried about saving money. And while there are some areas that you can completely eliminate (like diamond-studded anything), there are other expenses you still need to keep. For example, it’s probably not a good time to give up food. Another necessity is your home energy. You […]

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July 30, 2021
Here Comes the Sun

You’ve probably seen those large metal and glass panels installed atop office buildings or houses. Or maybe you’ve seen fields filled with these panels, all angled directly at the sun. It may come as no surprise that these are solar panels and, through some sort of scientific wizardry, they’re used to create electricity out of […]

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June 10, 2021
Natural Gas Maybe Natural, But is it Clean?

Companies offering natural gas like to make a pretty bold claim: it’s clean burning. But do a little digging and you’ll find another word adjacent to this claim:relatively. While energy sourced from natural gas is cleaner than energy sourced from coal, natural gas is not truly “clean.”  A new, efficient natural gas power plant emits […]

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April 28, 2021
Earth Day, Every Day

We’re sure you’re familiar with Earth Day, the annual celebration of our environment. Held every April 22, Earth Day gives people an opportunity to reflect on the choices they make and how they can act to do even more for our planet. The Earth Day Network (the organization behind Earth Day efforts) hosts events around […]

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