Communications Specialist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Alexis Powers is a Senior Web Project Manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She holds a B.S. in Earth and Ocean Sciences from Duke University and an Advanced Social Media Strategy certification from Syracuse University.
8 Online Tools to Help Save You Energy and Money
When it comes to improving energy efficiency, there are a lot of questions homeowners should ask first. Be sure that you are getting the biggest bang
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Online Tools Help You Save Energy and Money
Online tools and calculators to help you save energy and money.
June 12, 2017Learn More
Congratulate Yourself on Achieving One Easy Energy-Saving Resolution
January 4, 2017
Energy Saver encourages you to take one easy energy-saving step in 2017, and then feel good about having achieved it for the rest of the year.
These 13 Home Energy Tax Credits Expire in 2016
November 29, 2016
At the end of 2016, the clock runs out on several federal tax credits for homeowners who made energy upgrades during the year.
Solar Panel Design Ideas for Your Home
June 8, 2016
Solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) systems are now available in shingles, skylights, shades, and other innovative designs.
I Love What My Electric Car Does—and Does Not Do
May 4, 2016
Energy Saver blogger Alexis Powers answers common questions about how her all-electric car works.
How Renewables Will Help New Orleans Keep the Lights On
April 14, 2016
The immense challenges that New Orleans faced in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were intensified by electric grid failures. More than 20 days...Learn More
Science Fair Project Ideas for Energy Savers
February 12, 2016
See how one energy saving tool can inspire endless science fair project ideas.
Majorly Awesome Military Energy Savers: We Salute You
November 11, 2015
A Veterans Day salute to the Department of Defense for their heroic efforts when it comes to saving electrons.