There are several alternative ways to generate electricity for a home instead that may be alternatives to paying a power company for electricity from the grid. According to, some possibilities are electric... More »

Electricity flows from its point of generation through a connected series of wires all the way to the homes of residential customers. Along the way, devices called transformers change the voltage to minimize the power lo... More » Science Physics Electricity

To obtain government assistance with home electricity costs, contact the agency in your state that administers the Low Income Home Energy Program, explains the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. First access t... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Solar power is stored in deep-cycle batteries or battery banks, in a grid-tied system or in the power grid itself. Batteries can be utilized for both on- and off-grid systems. More »

Hydroelectric power is the converting of energy coming from running water to produce electricity. Hydroelectricity is a similar term that refers to the electricity that is produced from this process. More »

The main sources of electricity are fossil fuels, nuclear power and renewable energy. Electricity is a secondary source of energy derived from primary sources. More »

The average lemon produces about 0.7 volts of electricity with a current of one mA (0.001 Amps), generating a total power flow of about 0.0007 watts. That means in order to power a 15w compact fluorescent light bulb it w... More »