We’ve partnered up with Audi so EV drivers can support renewable energyHQ
We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with Audi of America, Inc. today that allows owners of Audi’s first all-electric vehicle, the e-tron®, to support renewable energy production, and help offset at-home charging and other electricity consumption.
We're Now Two Steps Closer to Building You The Utility of the FutureHQ
Today is a big day for everyone at Arcadia Power. We’ve closed a $25 million investment round and are building 120 Megawatts of new community solar projects for our members.
4 Common Situations That Increase Your Energy BillEnergy • Tips
Even if you closely monitor your energy usage, you may experience a spike in your power bill for no apparent reason. Learn about four common real-life situations that can increase your energy bill to avoid paying more at the end of the month.
The top 7 questions you’ve asked Google about renewable energyEnergy
Energy can be confusing, but with the right resources, we can all make better choices when it comes to our power. We've gathered the top questions you have been asking Google about renewable energy - and we have the answers.
We’ve added 800 new ways for you to tap into solar power - from anywhereHQ
Since first launching our nationwide Community Solar program in 2016, Arcadia Power users have helped produced 280 MWh of solar power across the country, and have saved almost $80,000 on their electric bills. Any Arcadia Power member, no matter where they live, can sign up to support solar power and receive solar savings.
Why a heat wave costs more than you might thinkEnergy
Severe weather patterns such as heatwaves have been, and continue to be, linked to changes in our global climate. Climate change has brought with it an increase in the frequency and intensity of heat waves. These heat waves lead to higher electricity demand and cost to you.
A definitive guide to your Arcadia Power dashboardTech • Tips
Want to get to know your clean energy dashboard better? We are here to help!
LED vs. regular lightbulbs: Do they really make a difference?Energy • Tips
The difference between LED and incandescent lightbulbs is huge. LEDs can save you cash every year while providing more light than traditional bulbs. Great, right? Learn more about the differences between these two lightbulb options.
How tech giants support clean energy, just like youEnergy • Tech
Tech giants have been supporting renewable energy in significant ways over these last few decades. The good news is, you can support renewable energy just like the big guys. Learn more about the renewable energy targets large companies have been declaring over the past few years and how you can follow suit.
Community solar: How it worksEnergy • Tech • Tips
Community solar is a way to tap into solar energy and savings without having anything on your roof. In some states, we are working with developers to build entirely new Community Solar projects for our members, at no cost to you. Learn more about those opportunities!
Changes to Arcadia Power’s Green-e CertificationHQ
How we source and track the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) for our Wind Energy program has not changed. Arcadia Power is no longer Green-e certified, but our members are still supporting the same Wind Energy and have collectively supported the generation of over 465 GWh to date. We will announce our new certification process soon!
A day in the life of a modern, clean energy apartmentEnergy • Tech • Tips
Chloe is a Clean-Energy queen who has an incredible clean energy apartment. Take a look into what life is like when you live 100% sustainably, green, and clean!
What kind of solar power is right for you?Energy • Tips
Have you ever looked into every solar power option available to you? Most likely, you are one of the 92% of Americans who do not have the ability to put panels on their roof. Learn about the other options available and decide which one is best for you!
How to get tax credits for saving on energyEnergy • Tips
Want to save some cash next tax season? The government will provide tax credits for homeowners who make energy-smart decisions during home renovations and repairs. Depending on your other deductions, these tax credits can help reduce the federal taxes you have to pay.
Competitive energy markets: What went wrong in Mass., and why we’re taking a standHQ
We're taking a stand by helping our members get fair electricity rates. Large companies like Amazon and Google have had personal energy “brokers” working to find them excellent rates in the electricity market for years, and we wanted to do the same for the everyday homeowner and renter. Learn more about how it works.
Vampire power sources: The likely culprit of your high power billEnergy • Tips
Vampire power sources, also known as phantom load or standby power, refer to appliances and electronic devices that consume energy even when turned off or not in use. These sources are most likely what is causing your power bill to increase. The good news is, they are just as easy to get rid of as they are to create.
Our clean energy community is now 100,000 strong – thank you!HQ
We have officially reached 100,000 members - all thanks to you! And the more members we have, the better aggregate buying power our community has.
Live in DC? We’ve got some big community solar news for youHQ
D.C. homeowners and renters will have the opportunity to sign up for a community solar project in their very own local community at no cost. If you are a renter or homeowner in The District interested in signing up for a local community solar project, join our wait list today.
Calculating your kilowatt hour usage at homeEnergy • Tips
Did your electricity bill skyrocket this winter? Are you looking for ways to reduce your costs, or reduce your impact on the environment?Understand how to calculate how much energy, or kilowatt-hours, you are using each month. This can help you save money and be more sustainable!
Survey: How Well Does Your Generation Understand Their Energy Choices?Energy • HQ
Understanding your energy choices can help reduce your impact on their environment. Take a closer look at our survey results and compare your options!
What Is a Kilowatt-Hour? The Watts Used to Power Your House, ExplainedEnergy • Tips
Kilowatt-hours are extremely complex but have so much to do with how energy gets to your home. We are here to explain how the complex calculations and formulas end with getting the energy to your house.
How to Use Solar Power to Save Money: From Tax Credits to Community SolarEnergy • Tips
Tapping into solar power savings doesn't need to be difficult. Learn how you can use solar tax credits, panel installations, and community solar no matter where you live.
Understanding the Electrical Grid: From Power Sources to Distribution CentersEnergy
Learn how the electrical grid works. Understanding how power sources, transmission lines and distribution centers ensure you have continuous power coming to your home!
Four Surprising Ways Millennials Are Influencing The Clean Energy MovementEnergy
Did you know millennials are some of the largest supporters of sustainability? Learn how they are influencing the clean energy movement!
Why The NFL's Energy Plan for Super Bowl LII is a Game ChangerEnergy
Excited for Super Bowl LII? So are we - especially because this one is a game changer for renewable energy.
You Can Now Use Your Power Bill to Get Points at No CostHQ
If you’ve ever tried to pay for your electricity bill using a credit card, you probably noticed that most major utilities in the U.
Mapping Urban Efficiency: How Do You, And Your City, Stack-Up?Energy
See how various US cities rank in their carbon footprint for energy consumption. Decreasing your carbon footprint requires more than recycling, eating local or biking. Our electricity consumption can leave a huge carbon footprint.
Why, And How, We’re Saving You Money with Clean EnergyHQ
Did you know that the Fortune 500, on average, pay almost 25 percent less for power than you do at your home, and are often the largest purchasers of renewable energy? If Amazon and Google were enjoying low, fixed-priced power from renewables, then why can’t we get the same in our homes?Arcadia Power was built with the mission to make renewable energy universally accessible.
2017 Impact Report: What We Accomplished, TogetherHQ
How did you make an impact this year? Our community of members helped us change a century-old industry last year, and we thank you all.
Clean Energy Prices are Dropping at Alarming RatesEnergy
A new report issued in Colorado this week have proven that renewables costs are not only falling, they are falling faster than anyone predicted.
Three Ways to Keep Your Apartment Warm This Weekend, While Supporting Clean EnergyTips
The cold weather is putting snow on the ground and a hole in your pocket. Here are a few ways to save some money this week with the help of clean energy.
Arcadia Power Introduces Price Alerts, Finding You The Best Price for Clean EnergyHQ
Arcadia Power is introducing Price Alerts, where we find you the best price for clean energy. Sign up and save today!
New Survey Finds Everyone Supports Clean Energy, Regardless of Political ViewsEnergy
Most everyone supports clean energy no matter their political views, according to this recent study. This is a major fear for the renewable future.
Killing the Clean Power Plan Has Not Stopped RenewablesEnergy
President Trump is trying to undo all carbon-cutting policy. But that has not stopped corporations from producing renewables.
Massachusetts is Moving into the World of Energy StorageEnergy
Massachusetts is moving directly into the future with energy storage. They are currently in the top three states with the highest energy storage goal.
Amazon Drones Can Now Charge Your Car on the Move
Amazon is making drones that can charge your EV without you even stopping. They can connect to the outside and charge up the car. No need for range anxiety!
Elon Musk is Stepping in to Help Puerto Rico Recover with Solar PowerEnergy
Elon Musk is using Tesla to help Puerto Rico recover from the disaster. He hopes that solar power and batteries can help get PR back on its feet.
Facebook is Building a Data Center in Virginia and Focusing on RenewablesEnergy
Facebook is designing and building a 1 million square foot data center. All energy used in this center will be offset by solar projects placed all around VA
Drones are Helping Save Wildlife and the Environment
Drones are quickly taking over the world, in a good way. Scientists and researchers are finding ways to better use drone technology for good.
While Puerto Rico is in a Blackout, One Farm is Kept Alive with Solar PowerEnergy
Puerto Rico is about to completely blackout, but one farm has stayed lit through the entire disaster. Renewable energy has kept his 40 acre farm alive.
General Motors Just Announced that They Are Going ElectricEnergy
General Motors is setting a huge trend in the automotive industry. GM is going all electric and not looking back. There's a bright future in electricity.
The Solar Industry is Helping Puerto Rico Recover
The solar industry is taking the hurricane recovery into their own hands. They are helping the people of Puerto Rico recover with solar energy.
The UK Generated 30% of its Power from Renewable Energy, Breaking a Record
The UK is setting a precedent with offshore wind energy and solar, and other countries are noticing. They just broke a renewable energy record this year.
How To Survive a Natural Disaster: Get Renewable Energy.Energy
Renewable energy has the chance to save the world. Millions of people lost power after the hurricane, and renewables can help make a more reliable grid.
Massachusetts is Going 100% Renewable
The state of Massachusetts is going 100% renewable within the next two decades. It is a huge feat, but they are on track to making it happen.
EasyJet is Planning to Fly Electric Planes Within the DecadeEnergy
Airplanes pollute the most out of any transportation. EasyJet wants to fix this and make planes electric to reduce fuel within the decade.
Apple Will Be Making Products with 100% Recycled MaterialsTips
Apple, one of the largest tech giants in the world, will start making its materials with 100% recyclable material. It's moving the industry into the future.
A Caribbean Leader Fights for Climate Change at the U.N.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit fought in front of the U.N. to help stop climate change. His area in the Caribbean was horribly destroyed and needs help.
Oregon is Feeding Apple Inc, and the Future, Renewable EnergyEnergy
Promoting renewable energy is an extremely important business decision. With a company as big as Apple Inc., Oregon has helped provide their energy needs.
Britain is Officially Shutting Down All Coal PlantsEnergy
Britain is officially stopping all coal plants from producing and burning coal. This will help the entire EU reach the Paris Agreement's goal in no time.
U.S. Mayors Move Climate Change Policy to Congress
Climate change legislation is a long-term struggle with short-term effects. U.S. mayors are taking this problem into their own hands to make it a reality.
Corporations Continue their Unwavering Support of Renewable EnergyEnergy
Corporations are one of renewable energy's largest supporters. Even with governmental opposition, corporations are continuing to support clean energy.
The Cost of Offshore Wind Will Decrease by 70% Over the Next 20 YearsEnergy
Offshore wind used to be the most expensive renewable energy on the market. In less than 20 years it will become one of the cheapest options out there.
How to Install Solar Panels
Solar panels are difficult to install without a professional. However, once they are installed, solar panels can provide over 100% of your energy needs.
Solar Kept Floridians' Homes Running in the Wake of the StormEnergy
Florida has gone through a tragedy over the past few weeks. A hurricane disconnected millions from power - but solar was there to save the day.
Anheuser-Busch Purchased Enough Wind Power to Make 20 Million Beers a YearEnergy
Anheuser-Busch's beers go green! They are looking to expand their renewable repertoire, and they are starting off with a whopping 150 MWH investment.
Arizona Public Service Increases Funding for Customer Storage by 50%Energy
APS wants to increase customer storage funding by 50%. This means they will have plenty of funds to focus on energy saving programs for their customers.
Renewable Energy Saved the U.S. $88 Billion in Health and Environmental CostEnergy
The environmental costs of non-renewable energy is damaging to human health and our earth. The best way to make a healthier, wealthier earth is to go green.
Pruitt Calls Linking Hurricanes to Climate Change 'Insensitive’
Pruitt has denied that the recent massive hurricanes have anything to do with climate change. But there is not much time to deny this dangerous reality.
China Plans to Ban Sales of Fossil Fuel Cars in Less Than 20 YearsEnergy
As one of the largest polluters in the world, China realizes that they need to make a change. Now, they are banning all fossil fuel vehicles by 2040.
A Fly's Eye Has Inspired Stanford Scientists to Improve Solar PanelsEnergy
A regular solar panel is already durable enough. But scientists at Stanford are using a fly's eye to make them cheaper and more flexible.
15 Key Facts and Statistics About Climate Change
Climate change is a growing concern the more the years pass by. However, there is still no consensus on whether or not it truly matters.
Kenya Has Launched the Harshest Plastic Bag Law in the World
Plastic bags clutter our oceans and ecosystems, and Kenya is taking a strict stand against them. They are making plastic bags completely illegal.
A Recent Study Shows that Minnesota is Leading the Way in Energy StorageEnergy
Renewable energy and battery storage are an inseparable pair, and Minnesota is working to keep them together. Energy storage is a new, but important, idea.
15 Key Facts and Statistics About Climate Change
Climate change is a widely polarizing topic to discuss. To some it is real and to others, it is not. Here is a list of 10 facts and stats on climate change.
Amazon's Warehouse in New Jersey gets 30 Acres of Solar PanelsEnergy
A massive Amazon warehouse just installed 30 acres of solar panels over its 1 million square foot building. They are expanding renewables into the new age.
Sustainable Fashion Future: Material Made from Orange RindsTips
A design student in Milan discovered how to make yarn from orange rinds.
Hoboken is Getting a Green Makeover
A local institute in New Jersey is launching a green roof project in Hoboken, NJ to test the waters.
Britain's Postal Service Goes Electric After 120 YearsEnergy
The Royal Mail Service, after 120 years of business run on fossil fuels, is transitioning their vans to electric, renewable energy.
The Eclipse's Interesting Effect on Solar Power in D.C.Energy
The eclipse triggered a very interesting reaction in solar production.
A Massive Pool That Will Clean up the Hudson River
The Hudson is set to be filtered by a plus-shaped pool.
A "SeaBin" that Cleans Up Ocean Pollution
Two Australian surfers made a device that cleans up pollution in seconds.
Farming Like Luke Skywalker: How to Take Water From the AirEnergy
We found a way to farm like Luke Skywalker, making science fiction a reality.
An Underwater Museum in the Atlantic is Promoting Biodiversity
There is an underwater museum that promotes biodiversity, and just plain fun.
This Pollution-Filtering Bike is the Bike of the FutureTips
There will be pollution-filtering bikes on the streets of Beijing soon.
Causes and Effects of Water Scarcity and Droughts
Water scarcity is a growing problem across the world. There are a few, but very important, ways to help mitigate this problem.
10 Biggest Oil Spills in History
Dozens of oil spills have happened across the country. They damage almost everything in sight and are impossible to clean up.
Effects of Air Pollution on Humans
Air pollution is a horrible and increasingly present thing. Every action we take affects the environment, and the air we breathe is tainted because of it.
Causes & Effects of Ocean Pollution
Ocean pollution is happening world wide, and it is only getting worse. These are a few things you need to know.
The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Paying Your Bills OnlineTips
Paying your bills online can not only save you time, but it saves you both monetary and environmental resources. It is easy to pay your bills online!
15 Key Facts and Statistics About Acid Rain
Acid rain has a horrible effect on both the environment, as well as humanity itself. There are a few ways to stop it, and several to prevent it.
15 Key Facts About Ocean Pollution
Ocean pollution is growing at rapid rates. We are using more plastic than ever before, and it ends up in all of our water ways.
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Thermal Pollution
Thermal pollution is less widely discussed, but still extremely important. The heat going back into the earth can disturb its make-up and natural cycles.
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Plastic Pollution
Plastic is one of the most used, as well as most dangerous, material in the world. It is easy and cheap to make, but it's hard to remove plastic pollution.
The Dutch Have the Solutions to Sea Level Rise
The Dutch are revolutionizing a new way to deal with the impending sea level rise.
15 Facts and Stats About Noise Pollution
Noise pollution is a major health risk but is not widely discussed. There are many ways to reduce noise pollution and its harmful effects.
Dutch airports will be powered solely by renewable energy starting in 2018.Energy
Holland airports will run on 100% renewable energy by next year. The Dutch are climbing ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainability.
Arcadia Power is taking a stand: we oppose taxing solar panel importsHQ
Taxing Solar Panel ImportsIt’s been widely reported in the solar trade press, but we feel the solar import tariff petition has received surprisingly little coverage by mainstream media, given the severe harm it could do to America’s solar energy industry.
Drones that Pollinate: The Bees of the Future
Drones are now designed to look like pollinators. With fur, glue, and wings, this tiny drone could potentially solve the pollinator extinction problem.
10 Key Facts and Statistics About Overpopulation
Overpopulation is a growing problem. There are too many people on the planet, so how will we deal with the repercussions of over reproduction?
10 Health Problems from Fossil Fuels
Fossil fuels create air pollution and, in turn, create a poor environment for living things. They affect everything they touch.
One Way To Help The Fight Against Global Warming ...Blockchain.
Blockchain technology may be exactly what we need to save the world.
Causes and Effects of Groundwater Pollution
Groundwater is the main source for millions of Americans across the country. We need to keep it safe, uncontaminated, and fresh for survival.
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Air Pollution
Air pollution is extremely detrimental to all living things on earth. Air quality is declining, and it is time to make a change.
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Light Pollution
Light pollution affects those who are not even causing the pollution itself. It is a quiet, but harmful habit we have all gotten into.
How to Clean Up Oil Spills
Oil spills occur on a regular basis. Containment, burning, dispersal, and bioremediation are all ways that oil spills are cleaned up.
An Art Project that Became a Community Garden in NYCTips
A mobile, edible community garden is floating on a river in NYC.
Causes and Effects of Soil Pollution
Maintaining healthy soil is crucial to meeting the world’s demand for naturally grown food.
A New Study Shows How Batteries Can Hold 5 Times More Energy than Ever BeforeEnergy • Tips
Expanding battery capacity, even on the smallest scale, is becoming a hot topic in the energy world.
15 Important Facts & Statistics About Wind TurbinesEnergy
You may think that you know a good amount about wind turbines, but there is still much to learn.
Lyft Announces that its Cars will be 100% Autonomous and Renewable in Less than 5 Years.Energy
Self-driving cars are no longer a thing of the future. Lyft is bringing autonomy and renewability into the world of cars.
The U.K. is Transitioning their Commercial Vehicles to Electric for the BenefitsEnergy
Electric vehicles are becoming the norm and everyone sees the benefits. Because of fewer emissions and more money saved, countries are switching over
Tesla Will Revolutionize Energy Storage in MassachusettsEnergy
Energy storage is a new, but rapidly growing, topic of conversation. The power from renewable energy can now be stored, and Tesla is taking the first leap.
A Smog Tower in Beijing Turns Pollution into Jewelry
A Dutch designer just created a smog-filtering tower that clears the air of pollution and makes it into jewelry.
10 Sustainability Practices You Can Follow At HomeTips
This post offers 10 sustainability tips that readers can follow at home to make their lifestyles more sustainable both ecologically and socially.
Australia is Speeding Ahead with Electric Vehicle TechnologyEnergy • Tips
This electric super highway is going to dominate the electric vehicle market, and hopefully inspire other countries to do the same.
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Power Plant PollutionEnergy
There is a good amount that society does not know about power plants. Here is how you can learn more.
15 Facts About People & Business’s Carbon FootprintEnergy
You have a carbon footprint both in your social and business life. All of the choices come back to the resources that have gone into making it all happen.
One of the Most Harmful Atmospheric Gases Can Now be Converted into EnergyEnergy
CO2 can now be converted into one of the less harmful atmospheric gasses, Methane...and scientists are thrilled about the feat.
India's Revolutionary Design: Solar-Powered TrainsEnergy
India is revolutionizing transportation by putting solar panels on trains.
We Have a Backup Plan for Earth
Two recent studies have found possible ways to save Earth from its eventual demise. Whether or not they will work or are worth the risk is still a question.
Electric Vehicles are Dominating the Market Now More than Ever Before.Energy
A new wave of sales has pushed electric cars into the fast lane of the market. Soon they will become the norm on the road.
The Effects of Climate Change on Plants
Climate change isn’t only about warming. There are aspects to consider with plants. Here are a few major factors that affect their life cycles.
Heat Waves are Halting Takeoff All on Their Own
The rising temperatures and increasing amount of heat waves are starting to get your flights canceled.
Study Finds Coal is Dangerous Without Even Being BurnedEnergy
Coal is dangerous to us and the environment, even while it sits.
A Billionaire Who Profited from Offshore Drilling is Funding Ocean Clean up
Now this man hopes to fund incredible ocean research to help rebuild what his profit may have destroyed through drilling.
Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Advantages & DisadvantagesEnergy
Vertical axis wind turbines are not a new invention but are making their way into the mainstream renewable energy trends.
Primary Advantages & Disadvantages of Solar Water HeatersEnergy • Tips
A lot of energy is used to heat water. It is possible to reduce energy use and the associated costs, by switching to a home solar water heating system.
How Renewable Energy Can Save Over 50,000 Lives, and Millions of Dollars a YearEnergy
How renewable energy can beat coal, save thousands of lives, and millions of dollars each year in the United States.
Best Sustainable Building Materials for Your Next HomeTips
Which building materials are the best, most sustainable choices for your next home?
Consequences of Plastic Bags in the Ocean
Plastic bags are taking over our ocean and hurting our marine life.
The Cost of Residential & Commercial Wind TurbinesEnergy
The cost of wind turbines may seem like a lot, but the environmental cost is extremely low.
Top 20 Ways We Can Reduce Our Reliance on Fossil FuelsEnergy • Tips
There are hundreds upon thousands of products made of fossil fuels that we use every day. It is time to start reducing our use and replacing them.
The Causes & Effects of Deforestation
Deforestation is a horrible, destructive thing to do to nature. There are many problems that bud from removing trees from a forest.
Preventing Sea Level Rise through Clean Energy Use
How can we better prevent sea level rise from getting worse?
Coasts Threatened by Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
Is a coast near you going to be effected by sea level rise?
The Monetary and Human Costs of Sea Level Rise
Sea level rise is an extremely large economic burden, let alone how many lives it puts at risk.
Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 3 or 4 Bedroom HouseTips
The average monthly electric bill for a home is not as much as you would think it should be. However, there is still much room to reduce it.
The Main Causes of Water Pollution in the U.S.
Water pollution can come from many sources. Some are worse than others, but the reality is that the pollution itself can be completely avoided.
The Main Causes of Land Pollution in the U.S.
There are many activities that cause land pollution. Whether the land is contaminated, drilled, or disrupted, it affects the entire ecosystem around it.
Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 1 or 2 Bedroom ApartmentTips
The average electric bill of any apartment ends up being much more than first expected. There are dozens of ways to help reduce this cost.
Top Cities To View The Solar Eclipse in 2017
These are the best cities to watch the solar eclipse. Don't forget your glasses!
10 Celebrities Leading Hollywood's Fight Against Climate Change
Which celebrities are helping move sustainability into the public eye?
Understanding California's Groundwater
California's water problem may be linked to their groundwater supply.
How Much Fossil Fuel is the World Burning Right NowEnergy
The fossil fuels that have already been burnt are just the beginning.
Why Cold Weather Does Not Disprove Global Warming
Looking at just weather patterns is no true way to find out what global warming really is.
5 Foods That Could Disappear Due To Climate Change
Why let climate change take our favorite foods away? Go green!
How Kentucky is Quietly Turning Coal Country GreenEnergy
Historically coal Kentucky is turning green!
How the NFL is Making Big Moves into Renewable EnergyEnergy
The NFL is stepping up and working on improving their emissions with renewable energy
10 States With the Largest Carbon Footprints
These states must start working towards lowering their carbon footprint for a cleaner future.
10 Powerful Climate Change Quotes From World Leaders
What inspiration do our world leaders have to give on climate change?
Can the U.S. Achieve 100% Renewable Energy by 2050?Energy
What are the goals we need to reach to make a renewable energy future possible for the U.S.?
5 States Severely Under Threat by Climate Change
The effects of climate change are already affecting these communities.
How Much Water is Used in Your Favorite Foods and Beverages
There are hidden resources behind all of our favorite everyday items, and water is one of the most largely used ones.
How Many Plastic Water Bottles Does One Reusable Bottle Save?Tips
By buying one reusable water bottle, how many plastic ones are you actually saving?
Energy Efficiency Home Improvements to Make For WinterTips
How to make your home more energy efficient this winter.
Green For Halloween: Tips & Tricks To Be More Eco FriendlyTips
How to be more environmentally friendly this Halloween.
16 Companies Fighting Climate Change
Here are 16 companies that are going out of their way to reduce their impact and fight climate change.
Easy Ways To Incorporate Green Living Into Your Daily RoutinesTips
These are several easy ways to be eco-friendly when you are doing your daily routine getting places, eating out and shopping.
6 Must See Climate Change Movies
Our picks for the best movies where the central theme is the effects of climate change and global warming.
Wind Power is Boosting the Economy of Low Income CommunitiesEnergy
One of the fastest growing industries across the world is wind power. There are countless amounts of ways wind power benefits society at every levels.
Mundo Verde 4th Graders Spent A Day As Solar DevelopersHQ
We had the students spend the day as solar developers, and set up a few activities to help them figure out if Mundo Verde could go solar.
Clean Energy Should Be As Easy As Buying Organic FoodEnergy
We get it. Someone needed to flip the industry on its head and make clean energy just as easy as buying organic milk or fair-trade coffee.
Arcadia Power Is A Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards Finalist
Fast Company launched its World Changing Ideas Awards this year, and we’re proud to announce that Arcadia Power has been selected as an Energy finalist.
Get A Schneider Electric Smart Thermostat For $0 UpfrontHQ
Our partnership with Schneider Electric will enable Arcadia Power customers to install the Wiser Air WiFi Smart Thermostat at home for $0 upfront.
How to Understand the Charges on Your Utility Bill
Each utility bill has an incredibly detailed explanation of the bill charges and usage, but how many of us actually know what all of those details mean?
Introducing The First Nationwide Community Solar ProgramHQ
Arcadia Power announces the launch of the first nationwide Community Solar program. Now, customers across all 50 states can choose solar and save.
Arcadia Power Honored as 'Best for the World' by B LabHQ
We’re happy to announce that Arcadia Power has been honored as Best for the World 2016 by nonprofit B Lab for the second year in a row.
Do You Really Know How to Recycle?Tips
Recycling has been around for decades, but the list of what we can recycle has grown over the last few years so less things need to be wasted. Because the rules change quickly, many people don't know what they can recycle. Learn the top recycling mistakes now.
6 Wind Turbines of the Future
Standard three-blade wind turbines have been the dominate design for decades. Now, pioneering startups are rethinking the wind turbine with prototypes that are pushing the boundaries of efficiency, geography, and design. Learn about some of new designs.
What We Can Learn from Smart Cities Abroad
Smart Cities combine the use of information and technology to more easily respond to citizens needs in a smooth and sustainable manner. As the U.S. population is looking to drastically increase within the next 20 years, we should look at a few smart cities abroad to see what is working.
How Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) WorkEnergy
Arcadia Power enables homes to use clean energy by matching their electricity usage with Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). RECs provide people with a way to legally own the social and environmental benefits of renewable energy, separate from the flow of electrons. Here's how RECs work.
The Power Grid: Electricity and How it Gets to Your HomeEnergy
What is the power grid and how does it work? In simple terms, the power grid is just a transportation system for electrons. It is a huge centralized network of power plants, transformers, and power lines that are connected in order to move electricity from a power plant to your home. Learn more about how it works.
Arcadia Power Recognized as Best for the World 2015HQ
Arcadia Power, the first nationwide renewable energy company, was recognized as "Best For The Environment" Certified B Corporation. This means we earned an environmental impact score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment. Learn more about this recognition now.
EPA's List of the Most Efficient Cities
The EPA announced their 7th annual efficient cities list with 480 super efficient, Energy Star certified buildings. DC has officially topped the list, leading the way for energy-efficient cities. Find out who else is on the list now.
Arcadia Power Welcomes 13 Bay Area BusinessesHQ
We’re proud to welcome 13 small Bay Area businesses to Arcadia Power. Each is now using clean energy and eligible for the EPA’s Green Power Partnership. These 13 small businesses are setting the example for the responsible practices we want and need to see in our communities.
Arcadia Power Businesses Include 63% of New EPA Green Power PartnersHQ
The EPA announced 63 new organizations have joined the Green Power Partnership since October. Of these 63 organizations, 40 are Arcadia Power businesses. Our businesses are leading the fight against climate change by choosing 100% renewable energy powered by wind farms.
15 Things Americans Spend More On Per Year Than The EPA Budget
The EPA budget for 2014 came out to $7.89 billion dollars. To gain some perspective on where our priorities are, here are a few shocking things on a consumer-level that Americans spend more on.