NEW Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing Training

Many U.S. companies are seeking to purchase renewable energy…
Major potential benefits include securing long term energy supplies; substantial cost savings; reduced price volatility; compliance with government regulations and reporting requirements; achieving corporate sustainability goals; and general brand enhancement. These benefits are driving accelerating corporate commitments towards direct clean energy purchasing.

Despite this enthusiasm, only a few […]

Zero Energy Homes: Economics, Efficiency & Renewable Energy Integration

What are Zero Energy Homes? How are they cost efficient and how do they help significantly lessen energy use?
In this $30 course, sustainable building expert Ann Edminster has the answers.

This course, designed as an introduction to all things Zero Net Energy, is perfect for energy consultants, homeowners, building analysts, sustainable builders and anyone curious about the power […]

Blowing Emissions Away: Building a 6MW Wind Farm

The Kingston Wind Project, a 6MW farm, has produced 48,360,370 kWh to-date, eliminating 35 metric tons of CO2 that would have been produced by a coal mine and equivalent to planting 33,263 acres of forest or taking 7,422 cars off the road each year. Mary O’Donnell, Founder and President of No Fossil Fuel, discusses details about the […]

Free Lecture: Renewable Energy for the Developing World

What is renewable energy? What is the developing world? How do these concepts relate? Expert instructor Ian Woofenden explains…
Renewable energy (RE) technologies have broad application in the “developing world”, or rural countries and areas that have less technology and infrastructure. In fact, bringing RE to poorer and more remote places can leap-frog technology that we have come […]

This Sustainable Scholar Has Lived Off-Grid for 30+ Years, Writes and Teaches About Renewable Energy

Ian Woofenden is the epitome of a HeatSpring Sustainable Scholar. He built his first solar greenhouse at the age of ten, has pedaled his bike more than 20,000 miles since selling his car five years ago, shares his knowledge and ideas as Senior Editor for Home Power Magazine, authored “Wind Power for Dummies,” co-authored “Power From the […]