Author Archive for Gail Kowal

Gail Kowal is a regular contributor to Wind Power for Home. Gail is a writer and mother of four children. She has been interested in solar and wind power for over 30 years. Gail always says that "human beings have the answers to the energy problems we just need more awareness and education so that people can turn ideas into solutions."

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State By State Review of Solar Tax Incentives and Rebates

June 10, 20130 Comments

I have found an excellent resource for state by state reviews of solar tax incentives and rebates for the U.S. Each state offers different money saving options, some much better than others. SolarPowerRocks.com gives detailed, reliable information which is very useful for checking your state’s score and get an idea of how much money you […]

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How to Install Weatherstripping; Cheapest Way to Save Money on Energy Bills

May 27, 20130 Comments

Here is a simple video demonstration of how to install weatherstripping on an old door. Weatherstripping is by far the cheapest way to save a lot of money on energy bills. Watch now and then take a quick look at your doors and windows and see if there is a need for better weatherstripping. I […]

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Growing the Economy Through Renewable Energy Production

May 16, 20130 Comments

We have a lot of serious problems in the world that will be impossible to solve if the global economy isn’t strong and robust. We need to see a bigger gains in industry, technology and job creation. That’s were renewable power production comes in. Climate change and demand for cleaner energy around the world are […]

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The Next Decade of Renewable Energy In New York

May 9, 20130 Comments

New York State wants to develop more renewable energy projects to satisfy its goals for going greener under the laws established almost ten years ago by Gov George Pataki. The leadership at that time understood this was not going to be a “whiz-bam” kind of transition. In fact, it took almost a decade to achieve […]

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French Secure Financing For Floating Wind Farm

May 2, 20130 Comments

European countries continue to invest in renewable energy resources. Last week a French company secured financing for floating wind farm demonstration project. With the financing in place they can now move forward with plans to provide state of the art technology that will eliminate the need to secure marine wind farms to foundations under the […]

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The Mighty Niagara Falls Provides Reliable Hydro Power

April 25, 20130 Comments

Western New Yorkers and Canadians enjoy living near what they simply call “The Falls”. Of course they are referring to the mighty Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is an awe inspiring sight to see and it has also been a natural resource for reliable hydro power for more than a century, providing power to thousands every […]

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