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What Kind of Backyard Grill Is The Most Eco-Friendly?

Grilling outdoors is not only fun and tasty, it saves energy and money. But what type of outdoor grill is most eco-friendly?  We took a look at propane grills, natural gas grills, charcoal burning grills and wood burning grills for backyard grilling, and gave each an Eco Rating.  Charcoal Grills:  Charcoal grills burn charcoal briquettes. Briquettes…
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California’s Net Energy Billing Plan, NEM 3.0, Explained.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is proposing to update the net energy metering policy for solar homeowners, commonly referred to as NEM. The proposed billing plan, NEM 3.0,  is complicated and confusing, not surprising. Maybe it was intended to confuse, so we don’t really focus on how unjust the proposed new plan is. But…
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Looking to switch from gas to electric appliances? New program will tell you how.

Thinking about switching from a gas to electric stove? Or want to change out that old gas dryer or furnace for an electric alternative and contribute to climate action planning? San Luis Obispo is considering new building policies that would require new housing to be all-electric. A panel on Aug. 22, 2019, discussed the benefits…
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The 3G shutdown will affect everyday devices you probably own.

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business Updated 12:00 PM ET, Wed February 16, 2022 (CNN)The looming shutdown of 3G networks won't just impact older phones. With AT&T's 3G network shutting down next week, and other carriers following suit later this year, a range of products require updates to continue working, including some home alarm systems, medical devices such…
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California Utilities Looking To Kill Rooftop Solar.

“CPUC proposed a giveaway to investor-owned utilities that would boost utility profits at the expense of energy consumers, family-supporting jobs, and California’s clean energy future.”  Sacramento, CA— Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released a proposed decision on net metering, the policy that is responsible for the growth of solar in California by making…
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