As the weather cools down here in Ithaca, NY, energy efficiency is at the forefront in our minds. Now is the time of year that proper insulation and venting can make a huge difference in your energy bill. Or if you’re someone like Cal Walker, who tells the story of battling a huge ice dam on his house in Empowered, it can be a matter of life or death.
Watch all of our clips from Empowered, all in one place! Want to get your friends and family excited about alternative energy? Consider sharing these clips.
In this excerpt from Empowered: Power from the People, we interviewed Lily, Marina and Joe from the Dacha Project about their off-grid homestead. Learn about how 6 to 7 residents get by with one tiny solar panel and generator running waste veggie oil.
In this inspiring excerpt from EMPOWERED: Power from the People, you’ll hear the folks who began Enfield Energy’s wind farm project (they’re now called Black Oak Wind Farm) discussing their location’s unique benefits and challenges, as they work to bring local, cooperatively-owned, sustainable green wind energy to Tompkins County.