Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Energy security: reduce demand to boost efficiency

Energy security is an issue facing the world as a global community and although technology will improve, the best way to cut demand is to use the energy we have as efficiently as possible. 

As life becomes more uncertain, energy prices keep on rising and terrorism and geopolitics threaten to disrupt supplies, more and more people are seeking security and self-sufficiency through renewable energy. In the US, one million homes are estimated now to be “off-grid”, independent of outside suppliers.