Making the Switch to Reusable Straws

Reusable plastic and metal straws

Melink Employee-Owner Janice Scheid offers tips for switching to reusable straws. Janice Scheid, Melink Corporation’s Controller, made the switch to reusable drinking straws, and she’s not looking back. “If I can give up normal straws, anyone can,” said Scheid, who calls herself “The Straw Queen”  — that’s how much she loves them! So why did

Tips for Purchasing an Electric Vehicle (EV)

Tesla electric vehicle (EV)

Buying an electric vehicle (EV) can be challenging, especially if you haven’t done so before. Here are four tips to help you get the most bang for your buck. EV Purchasing Tip #1 Double Check Your Incentives EV incentives are always subject to change at the federal and state level. As of December 2019, the

Tips for Home Solar Panel Installation

Melink Employee-Owner Jason Brown offers tips for DIY home solar panel installation. Jason Brown, Senior Applications Engineer for Melink Corporation, added a 9.76 kW solar system consisting of 32 panels to the roof of his new home in 2019. “I went with adding solar because I know it works, and it’s worth the investment. I

Future is getting warmer, but still bright

Originally published on Cincinnati.com In recent months, I have come to notice an interesting shift in the news coverage of climate change. Stories have moved away from debating its scientific merits and causes, toward accepting it as a reality. In fact, most coverage has focused on the current and future impact of climate change as

Road-Tripping in a Non-Tesla 100% EV

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln I have the unique pleasure of working with an employee-owned organization, Melink Corporation, that is dedicated toward making the world a better place. Our vision is to help advance clean energy such that it transforms the world through improving our global economy, security and environment

World Environment Day

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan, Author What is World Environment Day? Focused at home in your local community, nationally, or globally, World Environment Day is a day for global citizens to do something to take care of the Earth. Why Should I

Less means more – the Reduction Revolution is upon us

‘Reduce – Reuse – Recycle’ has been the Environmental movement “catch phrase”, since the phrase was introduced for Earth Day in 1970.  It’s simple, clean, and powerful.  It’s misunderstood, however.  Ask yourself which of these three you do the most; I also said recycle.  It’s a great start but you can do better – we

Steve Melink’s 30th Anniversary Keynote – The Clean Energy Revolution

Steve Melink celebrates his company’s 30th anniversary by inviting partners and friends to join the clean energy revolution. The U.S. led the flight, computer, Internet, and every other age of the 20th century, but risks losing the biggest opportunity of the 21st century to China.  The world’s population growth from 7 to 12 billion will not be sustained by fossil