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Designing your Home for Maximum Natural Lighting
Easy Steps to Reduce Your Energy Bill
Montana State University Extension: Energy Efficiency and Alternatives
Our Energy Future – Rural Connections
Wind Power in Utah
Wood Heating Appliances for Homes and Businesses: Choosing the Right Equipment
2012 World Energy Outlook
A Primer in Community-Based Social Marketing
Economic Impact Box Elder County, UT: Wind Power
Economic Impact San Juan County, UT: Wind Power
Economic Impact Summit Count, UT: Wind Power
Economic Impact Tooele County, UT: Wind Power
Economic Impact Utah County, UT: Wind Power
Economic Impacts from Wind Power in Spanish Fork Canyon, UT
Greener Reality: Jobs, skills, and equity in a cleaner U.S. economy
Harvesting Utah’s Urban Winds
Higher Education: Leading the Nation to a Safe and Secure Energy Future
Rural Connections: Western Researchers Explore Possibilities for Renewable Energy
Sell the Wind
Stafford, E. and Hartman, C. (2012). Resolving Community Concerns Over Local Wind Development in Utah. Sustainability 5(1), DOI: 10.1089/sus.2012.9990.
Turn the Heat Down: Why a 4 Degrees Celsius Warmer World Must be Avoided
Utah Rural Planning Group: The Future of Coal in Utah
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USDA: Rural Development Energy Programs
USDOE: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Financial Opportunities
USDOE: Funding & Financing
EPA A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet
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Biochar. An short video about biochar, which is created through biomass. Biochar can be used for carbon sequestration.
Switch: To a Smarter Energy Future. This is a film, web and education program to build energy awareness and efficiency, and find practical, balanced solutions to our energy challenges.
Wind Unlimited. Wind Unlimited is a feature-length documentary that addresses the primary barriers to America achieving 20 percent of its electricity generation from wind energy.
Wind Uprising. This documentary chronicles the turbulent journey shared by an entrepreneur and an engineer who broke trail for wind energy in Utah.
What’s Happening in Our Forest? Forest Health and Biomass. A four-minute, animated short film developed by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies