With an increasing number of people confessing to being "solar curious", quotes for #solar PV systems may be in higher demand, and toward that end, #solar professionals have a new tool at their disposal for project development.
Geothermal is a stable & plentiful source of clean #Energy available all around the world, including in the United States (especially in the West). But that #Industry is still in its infancy and very little of that resource's potential is being tapped.
Let's say that some trees have great genes that allow them to live for millennia and grow to be almost as big as skyscrapers, but that because they are so big, they are ideal targets for lumberjacks so they almost all get cut down...
According to the latest data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), March 2013 was a very special month for the U.S. #power grid. For the first time ever, all of the new capacity added came from #solar power.
Solar and #Wind are growing fast - by 42% and 19% respectively during the past year - but #coal has a much larger installed base, so even much lower #growth represents a huge number of new dirty #power plants that will pollute for decades to come.
To help put a human face on the challenge of #climate change, the Earth Day Network is collecting images of people, animals and places affected by #climate change, as well as images of people working to find solutions.