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Now that we have almost cut your power usage Easy Power Plan eBook in half, don't stop, keep taking action. The next time it is time to replace a major appliance. Get one with a high energy start rating. Some of these may cost a little more up front but they will more than pay for themselves with power savings in the long run.
Replace all the incandescent light bulbs in your house with compact fluorescent bulbs. The compact fluorescent bulbs uses 75% less electricity than the incandescent light bulb. The average house has around 50 light bulbs just this one change will reduce your lighting cost by 75%.
Now that we have drastically reduced your electric consumption using a alternative energy resource is now easily within your reach. And your lifestyle has not undergone some major upheaval. Now generating your own electricity with alternative residential energy solution just got 65% easier!
The first source of renewable energy we will consider is solar power. It is the most widely used probably because of it's ease of use. You just set-up the panels and they convert sun power to electric power, to simple. The biggest down sides to solar power being a alternative residential energy solution is the cost of the panels and having to keep them clean. I live in the north and the thought of having to go on a roof covered with snow to uncover the panels didn't appeal to be. But you may live in a location where this is not a problem.