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- Energy Guide
This guide to energy provides an overview of the industry and helpful links to oil and gas companies, solar and wind energy systems, and energy conservation firms.
- Solar Energy Directory
Browse this solar energy company directory for information about solar energy contractors in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts solar energy panels with photovoltaic cells, on a sunny day.
- Energy Star
Energy Star was set up by the Department of Energy and the EPA to energy efficient solutions to businesses and consumers. Products that meet the standards are labeled Energy Star. Users can check online to see what products have received this designation. There are also many energy saving tips on the website.
- Energy Conservation Products
Visit this energy conservation products manufacturer directory for information about energy conservation product manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The illustration on this page depicts using an outdoor clothesline to conserve energy.
- Energy News
Visit this page for recent energy news headlines and summaries, with links to energy news articles from selected news sources.
- United States Department of Energy
The Dept. of Energy's mission is to advance the national, economic and energy security of the United States. The website describes their principal aims and programs including Energy Security, Nuclear Security, and Environmental Responsibility. The Secretary for the Department of Energy is a member of the President's Cabinet.
- Renewable Energy Batteries
Sun Xtender manufactures a maintenance-free renewable energy storage AGM battery. These batteries are specifically designed for clean energy storage of renewable energy from solar, wind and turbine systems.
- International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA was begun in 1957 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. It is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It works with other agencies and organizations within the UN. The IAEA is the world's nuclear inspectorate, helps countries with nuclear safety, and with developing peaceful uses for nuclear energy. The website contains information about the IAEA and its programs.
- NERL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NERL is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. It is the major laboratory for the DOE and began in 1977 as the Solar Energy Research Institute. The website provides information about NERL, visiting, and doing business with them.
- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
The PNNL is part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy that is operated by Batelle. The Laboratory conducts research to help reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil, preserve the environment and protect the nation from terrorist attacks. PNNL also publishes journals and books, descriptions of which can be seen on the website. Full information about their research and news also on the website.
- Solar Water Heaters
Solar water heaters can be used to heat swimming pools and hot tubs, or provide water for an entire family's needs. Both passive and active solar water heating systems are available.
- Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy is a website developed by the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. On this site users can find information about efforts to improve automobile efficiency, gasoline prices, gas mileage tips, hybrid vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, and can find and compare new and used automobiles.
- Battery Guide
Batteries convert chemical energy into electrical energy. We could hardly get through the day without batteries; they are used in items ranging from children's toys and cars to cell phones and hearing aids.
- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is the oldest of the country's national labs and is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy. Research includes physics, computing, life sciences, materials sciences, and environmental energy technologies.
- Metric Conversion
Metric units are used to measure length, area, volume, weight, pressure, energy, and temperature and are different from commonly used English measurements.
- News Articles
Visit this site for top news stories and current headlines from around the world. In addition to world news, you will also find news categories such as business, energy, finance, Internet, and weather.
- Nutrition Information
Nutrition refers to the intake and utilization of food substances. Proteins, fats, and carbohydrates supply the body with energy, while vitamins, minerals, and fiber provide necessary nutrients.
Carbohydrates are one of the human body's main sources of energy. In their purest forms, carbs are also low in calories and high in minerals, vitamins, and fiber.
- Washing Machines
Modern washing machines make the chore of laundry much easier! Washing machines typically come in top-loading or front-loading styles, and are available in varying sizes, colors, and energy efficiency ratings.
- BP (British Petroleum)
This is the website for the British Petroleum company, one of the largest energy companies in the world with roots in the early twentieth century. BP has a number of gasoline products, owns gas stations, and produces a number of other automotive products. The website provides a history of the company and description of all its products and services.
- General Electric
GE is a diversified technology, media, and financial services company. Located in Connecticut, GE was founded in 1892 by Thomas Edison with his invention of the light bulb. Today its businesses include appliances, aviation services, consumer electronics, electrical and energy products, finance and business services, healthcare, media, and more.
- McGraw Hill
McGraw-Hill was founded in 1884 and remains a publishing company for education products such as textbooks and reference materials; financial services such as Standard & Poor; and information and media sources such as Business Week and for the aviation, energy, and construction industries. The website provides information about its products and how to order them online.
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ORNL is a research and technology Laboratory under the auspices of the Department of Energy. It is located in Oak Ridge, Tenn. as part of the Manhattan Project in 1943. There are 1500 scientists working there and 3000 guest researchers every year. The website details the history of the program and information about the projects.
Royal Philips of the Netherlands, founded in 1891 as a producer of incandescent lamps, is one of the world's biggest electronics companies. In the U.S., the focus is Philips Medical Systems. On the website, users can find information about their products, energy saving tips, and more.