Every year, as soon as it gets cold, you turn on your furnace. When that next energy bill comes from your electric or gas company, the price is astronomical. It is more than you afford and it is more than the bill was at the same time last year. Why do these utility companies charge so much? There are two reasons for this. One, because few companies take advantage of cheap, renewable energy resources such as solar and wind power. And two, utility companies charge high prices because they can.

Since 1977, the Montana State Fish is the Westslope Cutthroat Trout. The State bird is the Western Meadowlark, the flower is the Bitterroot, the state animal is the grizzly bear and the tree is the Ponderosa Pine.

Solar panels are rated from 1 watt to 300+ watts. Most solar panels up to 135 watts are 12 volts direct current (12vdc). Most solar panels over 135 watts are 21 to 40 vdc.

If you have the qualification then applying for this job can be one of the best steps for you. There is actually a huge demand for the power supplier these days which has led to its growth.

The sun warming areas of the planet differently causes air masses to move as wind. And it’s the sun’s energy that evaporates the water that eventually falls as rain the fill the rivers and streams from which we harness hydropower.

China is front and center when the future of our planet is discussed. The country may still be communist from a political perspective, but it has taken a strong capitalist approach to economic matters. In fact, it is only a matter of time till the “communist” label is dropped as a whole. While China is experiencing massive economic growth, many see future problems.

Anger is also a driving force to change things. If we can use the energy of anger to inspire us to work for a cause which changes some of the bad habits that society has got into we are turning a potentially negative emotion into something good for us and society.