11/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Want Greener Energy In Your Home? Try A Micropower Audit

Interactive energy audit websites which allow you to reduce home energy costs (such as the free one offered by the U.S. Department) are now commonplace, but today Friends of the Earth Scotland launched what they call a "unique online service to blow away the myths and uncertainties surrounding generating renewable energy at home" - in other words, microgeneration or micropower.

Homeowners can go to their Micropower Audit website and answer a series of simple questions about their property. The website will then produce a report recommending the appropriate technologies to use (solar panels, solar water heater, micro wind turbine, etc.).

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