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Amanda McAlpin works for New West Technologies supporting the Vehicle Technologies Program at the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Go for the Gold and Save Energy at Home
August 15, 2012

One woman's quest to reduce her energy bill, train into good habits and set goals toward energy savings - and her life.

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Cool Ways to Save Energy
July 19, 2012

Did you know that there are a few simple things you can do to save even more energy once you get it home?

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Save a Little Energy this 4th of July
July 2, 2012

The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency.

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A Few Simple Steps for Better Gas Mileage
May 9, 2012

One woman's quest to improve fuel economy on her family's summer roadtrip with simple maintenance and other easy techniques.

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To Generate, or Not to Generate?
April 9, 2012

What could be more liberating than providing your own electricity, and not getting a bill each month?

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Digging Into Efficient Landscaping This Spring
March 7, 2012

Preparing for its seasonal cycle, the warmth from the sun is growing stronger, and with temperatures slowly increasing, I was able to dine on the...

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Thinking of Your Thermostat for Savings This Winter
February 28, 2012

This has certainly been an unusual winter for most of the country.

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Fuel Economy Valentines
February 14, 2012

What’s more romantic this Valentine’s Day than taking a drive with your sweetheart?

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Seasonal Tips
January 23, 2012

I’ve often wished I lived in one of those fabulous places where it’s 72 degrees and sunny year-round. But unfortunately, most of us don’t.

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