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Anh Speer, Ph.D. Dr. Anh Speer has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She has worked with companies such as AOL, Wellcare and Greystone CES as a Software Engineer and Lead Architect. She is a renowned author in the field of Wireless and Sensor Network Technologies and has published numerous technical papers in IEEE journals and magazines. She is also passionate about Clean Energy, Green Living and strives to live a sustainable lifestyle. Together with her family she created www.isustainableearth.com and is a regular writer for topics such as energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable living and green products.

How Will the Polar Vortex Continue to Impact U.S. Weather?

How Will the Polar Vortex Continue to Impact U.S. Weather?

Some scientists theorize that the recent freeze and resulting power outage in Texas is one sign of a weather-related roller coaster ride caused by climate change caused by polar vortex.

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What is Phantom Energy?

What is Phantom Energy?

Phantom energy refers to power used by electronic devices even when turned off.  Many modern appliances create this issue because they use energy when off to stay in quick-start mode or operate a clock, including…

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What is a Virtual Power Plant

What is a Virtual Power Plant

Virtual power plants use advanced software to create a system that connects hundreds of power-producing renewable resources, giving homes and business clean, consistent energy

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How Do You Harness Energy?

How Do You Harness Energy?

Energy harnessing involves the practice of capturing available energy and converting it to electrical power. People can harness energy in many ways, including capturing solar, wind and water energy, as well as through the use of microgrids and electric vehicles.

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How to Choose a Home Battery System

How to Choose a Home Battery System

Choosing the right home battery system starts with determining how you want to use the system. That’s typically broken down into four basic areas: reducing electrical costs, providing back up power in case of a power outage, powering your entire home or making your home more sustainable.

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What is the Safest Cookware?

What is the Safest Cookware?

Modern cookware provides a lot of convenience, especially the nonstick services that make cooking and cleaning much easier. Unfortunately, such pans may also contain chemicals you don’t want in your kitchen. Better choices for the…

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Best 90s Environmental PSAs

Best 90s Environmental PSAs

The last decade of the 20th century featured no wars, a growing economy, expanded use of the internet, grunge music, and extremely memorable ‘90s environmental PSAs.

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What is the Future of Solar?

What is the Future of Solar?

The use of solar energy continues to boom around the world. In some places, solar has become cheaper to use than coal and is the lowest-cost option for energy.

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What is Reclaimed Water?

What is Reclaimed Water?

A solution to the challenge of freshwater supply shortage involves reclaimed water, which allows organizations and governments to use water recycling to ensure water sustainability and security.

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U.S. Cities, Germany Vow To Move Forward On Paris Accords

U.S. Cities, Germany Vow To Move Forward On Paris Accords

Forget the President and his policies, U.S. cities and states have vowed to move forward with the Paris Accords, battling Climate Change and those in Washington.

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