- By saving energy you not only save money on your electricity bill, you also help to save the environment. By following these tips, you can lower your effect on the environment and your monthly bill.
- These tips from the Department of Energy can help you to save money and energy during the summer.
- These tips are available to conserve money and energy during the winter.
- Orange and Rockland provides New York State Solar-Electric incentives that let you save 40-70% of the cost of installing a solar-electric system for your home. Additionally, if you generate excess energy you can sell it back to Orange and Rockland.
- The U.S Department of Energy is working towards investments in clean and alternative energy, and have information available on all types of alternative energy available from solar to hydrogen fuel cells.
- Additional information about alternative energy can be found in easy to understand segments listing pros and cons of the various energy sources.
- Community Choice Aggregation allows communities to get power from alternative providers while still using the same distribution network. These programs allow communities to shift to providers offering green power, lower rates, or more local control, and often allow for an opt out program giving notice to customers in advance.
- This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) website provides information and science for climate conscious Americans who want to learn more about climate change and how it can affect their health, security, and livelihood.
- Hundreds of communities across New York have pledged to fight climate change by encouraging and actively supporting actions to adapt and mitigate the effects on the local level.
- The Climate Smart Communities program is run by the New York State government and sponsored by the NYS Department of Energy Conservation, NYSERDA, Department of Public Service, Department of State, Department of Transportation, and the Department of Health.
- The U.S. Global Change Research Program is mandated by congress and coordinates research in understanding the natural and human forces impacting the environment, and how those changes affect society.