Archive of ‘Energy’ category

Being Green: Getting Back to Where We Once Belonged

Being Green: Getting Back to Where We Once Belonged | Sacred Habitats

Isn’t it interesting that going “Green” and doing things in an environmentally friendly way are all the rage? I wonder… how many of the Green Movement proponents know that it wasn’t all that long ago that we did do things that some aren’t so willing to do any longer. A couple of years ago my […] Read more…

Renewable Energy and The Mouse That Roars Beats The Lazy Giant

Renewable Energy and The Mouse That Roars Beats The Lazy Giant | Sacred Habitats

According to the US Department of Energy: Wind energy today accounts for only 1 percent of the nation’s electricity. A May report from the Energy Department concluded wind energy could generate 20 percent by 2030, with offshore sources accounting for nearly 20 percent of that. According to the Danish Wind Industry Association: The Danish energy […] Read more…

Nuclear Power, Earthquakes and Our Energy Consumption

Nuclear Power, Earthquakes and Our Energy Consumption | Sacred Habitats

This really sucks… devastating news about what occurred in Japan. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake caused extremely destructive tsunami waves in northeastern Japan.┬áLeaving thousands of people confirmed dead, injured or missing, and millions more affected by lack of electricity, water and transportation… one can only imagine what’s going to happen with those nuclear reactors. Slightly a […] Read more…

Spring 2011

Thoughts: Spring 2011 | Sacred Habitats

Even though we are having a bit of a cold snap right now, Spring is here. A few weeks ago the frogs emerged and started croaking and mating. The crocus have made their way back into the world of sunshine. As have the daffodils. This morning I heard the call of Canada Geese as they […] Read more…

Every Home An Energy Producer

Imagine this, every home in the US with solar panels on the roof. Each one feeding power into the national power grid. Or, industrious individuals producing biodiesel out on their suburban or rural homesteads. How about wind generators on buildings in cities making power and sending it all into the grid. Historically energy has been […] Read more…