Electricity Questions Answered: Part One!

Q: ELECTRONS FLOW SLOWLY, SO HOW CAN LIGHTS TURN ON INSTANTLY?

A: This question has an easy answer: the lights turn on instantly because wires are already packed full of movable electrons. So if the battery or generator tries to pull some electrons out of one end of a wire, it has to suck all the […]

By |February 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Scientists Harness Human Power for Electricity

From footfalls to button pushes, scientists seek to generate current to power small devices.

From our footsteps to our button presses, humans are constantly expending energy, and researchers are tapping into these movements to power the world around us.

Harvesting energy from one’s surroundings or activities rather than from a battery or a wall outlet has some […]

By |February 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Electricity: Random Facts and Interesting Trivia for the Curious Mind

We know that it’s always fun to be the smartest guy in the room. That’s why we’re sharing these random electricity facts and interesting trivia for the curious mind on electricity. When you win that next trivia tournament,
you’ll thank us. Here we share the first 25 facts, visit RandomHistory.com for the other 25!

1. Only 10% […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Electricity and Science: How Are Watts, Ohms, Amps, and Volts Related?

Because the answer to this Electricity question is a pretty long (yet interesting!!) one, we’ll be sharing part of the article here. For the rest of this amazingly intuitive article, please click here.

Here’s the extremely short answer…
Conductive objects are always full of movable electric charges, and the overall motion of these charges is called an […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Solar Christmas Lights: Have A Holly Jolly Solar Powered Christmas

Tis the season to put a nice set of solar Christmas lights under the tree.

The benefits of going solar with your holiday string lights are similar to the benefits of other solar lighting:

You can put the lights anywhere (no outlet required)
No wiring is necessary
No electricity costs

Thanks to LED technology, a full charge can last for […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Electricity Facts: Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Electricity

The World Might Not Be as Electrified as You Think …

Believe it or not, more than 1.2 billion people worldwide still live without access to electricity. That’s roughly equivalent to the population of India, and about 17% of the world’s population. The United Nations has set a goal of bringing “clean and modern electricity to […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

10 Energy Saving Tips To Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

With help from the Edison Electric Institute, you can ensure your electric bill will look as good as your Thanksgiving dinner. Instead of overcooking the turkey and your electric bill this Thanksgiving, check out our top ten tips for an energy efficient holiday.

Check out our top 10 tips to ensure your electric bill will look […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Get Kids to Save Energy

Want your kids to pitch in and help save energy? Green parenting bloggers weigh in on getting kids to flip the switch and stop wasting energy.

Kids have more important things to think about than turning off the lights. But discovering the lights blazing in an empty room for the umpteenth time is enough to make […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

High Energy Bill on Halloween: Don’t Let A High Energy Bill Haunt Your Halloween!

It’s that time of year again when ghosts, ghouls and goblins emerge from their dark recesses to stalk the earth, but they can’t hold a candle to the fear that a sky-high energy bill inspires.

While it’s true that there are few things in this world (and also not of this world) that can send a […]

By |October 26th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

17 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

In the heat of summer, electric bills skyrocket as everyone turns on air conditioners just to survive. Add to that the dozens of electrical appliances, entertainment centers, power tools and gadgets we all use—many of which automatically consume power, even when they are supposedly turned off—and you’re on the fast track to a monthly money […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments