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Exploring Renewable Energy Technology - Shifting Stats and Shifting Expectations | Bounce Energy Blog

Exploring Renewable Energy Technology – Shifting Stats and Shifting Expectations

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a “walled garden,” renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology [...]

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Exploring Renewable Energy Technology - June 2017 | Bounce Energy Blog

Exploring Renewable Energy Technology – June 2017

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a “walled garden,” renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology [...]

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Does My Home Need Attic Ventilation Fans? | Bounce Energy Blog

Does My Home Need Attic Ventilation Fans?

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen. And then there’s occasional “uh-oh” of the une [...]

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What Are Microgrids?

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a “walled garden,” renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts— The Homopolar Motor

Fun with Less Kilowatts: The Homopolar Motor

Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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The Texas Renewable Energy Ripple Effect

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a “walled garden,” renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology [...]

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How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas?

Compared to what northern cities like Minneapolis, MN or Chicago, IL experience, Texas winters are mild. Much of the state usually enjoys winter daytime highs in the 50°F range (or higher!) with night time lows only reaching freezing temperatures on occasion. And that does [...]

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How Do I Shop for Electricity in Texas? Summer Prep Series Part 1

May has arrived in Texas, so it’s time for music, weddings, Cinco de Mayo, and the first waves of summertime heat and humidity. In a state where the daily summer temperature hovers between “well-done” and “nuclear,” you know how hard it is to cool your home while [...]

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Can the Spring 2016 Natural Gas Market Affect My Electricity Bill?

More states rely on natural gas powered generators than ever. In fact natural gas makes up about half of the generation capacity for Texas, while the Northeast United States is 95% powered by natural gas. Thus, understanding what’s happening in the natural gas industry ca [...]

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What are Grid Batteries and How Can They Charge Up the Future?

Several factors facing the power industry drive the growth in grid battery development. With more renewable sources in the mix, grid batteries provide a flexible means of storing energy for later use. For example, West Texas wind turbines produce the most energy at night and [...]

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