Category Archives: Energy

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Tip of the Week – Fuel Efficiency

Pump up your tires! You can improve your fuel efficiency by around 3.3 percent by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure. Under-inflated tires can lower gas mileage by 0.4 percent for every 1 psi drop in pressure of all four tires. Plus, properly inflated tires are safer and last longer.

Presidential Candidates On The Kyoto Protocol

Where does your presidential candidate stand on international treaties to cut greenhouse gas emissions like the Kyoto Protocol Agreement? Strongly Supports = Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Mike Gravel Supports = Christopher Dodd, John Edwards Neutral = Barack Obama Opposes = Duncan Hunter, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, Rudy… Read More »

Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

President Bush signs the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, at the Energy Department in Washington on December 19, 2007. What’s in the new energy law? Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) – Raises average fleet fuel-economy standards for cars and light trucks to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. Renewable fuels – Expands the renewable fuels standard to… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Fuel Efficiency

It’s Friday afternoon of a 3 day weekend and you’re planning a road trip. The only question is…What time do you hit the road? If you leave right after work, it will be rush hour and you’re bound to face some traffic. The stop and go driving will reduce your fuel efficiency, and make a… Read More »

Japan’s new Bio-Energy

An aquarium in Japan has come up with a novel way of generating free electricity to light up a Christmas tree. An electric eel! Two aluminum panels inside the eel’s tank work as electrodes to catch its power. Cables attached to the panels supply the lights on the nearby tree with electricity. The eel is… Read More »