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Boom in solar power shines for consumers

[-- Read Time: 2 mins --] Solar energy is gaining fans in homeowners who aren’t just tree huggers — they’re penny pinchers. Just ask 51-year-old Karl Hutter. The Silicon Valley tech executive refuses to drive a hybrid car but signed up with solar...

In tech world, job seekers call the shots

[-- Read Time: 2 mins --] It’s a good time to be job-hunting in the technology world. Tech workers should have no trouble finding jobs, even as the larger economy struggles with high unemployment, because companies are competing for a “shortage” of...

Going Green May Reduce Your Taxes

[-- Read Time: 2 mins --] When you invest in energy-efficient products, you may be saving money on both your energy bills and your tax return. The Internal Revenue Service wants you to know about these six energy-related tax credits created or expanded by the American...

Unplug your computer energy costs

[-- Read Time: 2 mins --] Computer energy use is the secret culprit behind outrageous electric bills at almost any modern home or business office. Most computers waste nearly half the power they draw, putting a strain on cooling fans and your wallet without doing...