Today, there are many different multimedia sources vying for our attention. Even so, television continues to be watched by Americans ages 15 and older nearly three hours per day. Over the course of a year, that number can really add up. This stat is worth considering, both in terms of the cost to power that TV, and the electricity being used, which can vary by television type.
Let’s say you buy a light bulb with ‘100 watts’ printed on it. And when you pay your utility bill, you can see that your energy usage is measured in kilowatt hours. The watt is obviously some unit of measurement, but what is the watt, really?
Net metering is a process that allows the unused electricity that privately owned solar panels, wind generators, and other forms of renewable energy generation are creating to be redistributed back into the shared power grid.