6 Easy Ways to Save While on Vacation

Planning that end of summer getaway? Even when you’re on vacation, your home still uses electricity. And whether you’re relaxing on the beach, road tripping across the country or hiking in the mountains, stressing about energy costs should be the last thing on your mind. Follow these simple tips to help save money while you’re away and put some dollars back in your pocket for your upcoming trip: Turn the…

Renewable Energy Update – August 2017

Renewable Energy Focus CAISO approves changes to enhance demand response in wholesale markets Utility Dive – Jul 28 The California ISO (CAISO) has approved a measure aiming to enhance the ability of demand response to participate in the wholesale power markets as part of the state’s efforts to allow greater market participation for a wider range of resources. The CAISO board also agreed to extend temporary measures put into place to manage…

No Cost Energy Tips for Business

Simple tips you already know but often overlooked. Ensure equipment is turned off overnight and weekends. Save energy by using the power management features on your monitors, CPUs, printers and copiers. Make sure outdoor lighting is turned off during the day. Keep bulbs, fixtures, lenses, lamps and reflective surfaces cleaned regularly. By removing grease, dust and other dirt, you can increase the output of your lights. Set thermostats to 78-80…

Energy Saving Tips for Hotels

Being energy efficient is important. Greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane, have been identified to be responsible for causing climate change that affects our ability to live safely, grow and transport our food, and run our businesses. People are becoming more aware of the effects of climate change and that sense of awareness is prevalent in a lot of ways. For example nowadays, survey says that a lot…

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Save Energy and Money

It’s simple for small businesses to be energy-conscious and save money at the same time. Investing on energy-efficient appliances or switching to solar power lighting may seem like unnecessary expenses at the moment but could help you save money in the long run. Turning off work PCs and laptops when away for long periods of time and shutting down at the end of the day is a no brainer but…

6 Energy Tips for Restaurants

If you’re in the food industry, utility expenses can really make a big dent out of the monthly budget. Studies shows that restaurants, bars and cafés actually use 5-7 times more energy than a regular office building. If you’re in this predicament, fear no more. Here are some tips to help you save big in energy consumption and make your business more profitable. Tip # 1 – Regularly Monitor and…

Energy Saving Tips To Turn Your Business Green

As a company, going green is not just about helping to protect the environment and saving more in the long run, but also about standing out of the crowd and differentiating from the competition. Whether you are a small business or large corporation, you can greatly benefit from going green. Here are a few tips to turn your business green. Use Biodegradable Cleaners Biodegradable cleaning products claim to help you protect…

PSE&G Wants You to Be Safe Around Electricity

In the United States, on average 400 people die from electrocution and 4,400 are injured each year. Most of these deaths and injuries can be prevented. May is National Electric Safety Month, so we want to take this opportunity to remind you of 10 ways to avoid electrical safety hazards: Never handle electric appliances with wet hands. Never use electric appliances in wet or damp conditions unless the appliances are specifically…

5 Smart Energy Saving Tips

Energy is a limited resource, it’s limited by what we can afford, the infrastructure needed to make and distribute it and the availability of the raw materials. Reducing the amount that each one of us consumes addresses all of those issues.   Here are five smart energy saving tips for you: 1.) DON’T PUT THE PEDAL TO THE METAL Overly aggressive driving burns a lot of gas and can lower…