Tag Archives: Solar and Renewable Energy

6 Million Jobs PLUS Guaranteed Savings!

Research on the U.S. and German solar industry suggests a permanent job is created for every six to nine homes that install a roof top solar system. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates there are almost 15 million unemployed … Continue reading

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100,000th Solar Home, What Does That Mean??

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance research America ranks 5th in the world in terms of installed solar power capacity. The solar industry is experiencing an approximately 33% annual growth rate, an amazing success in this still depressed economy. America … Continue reading

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Unsustaianability-A Threat To America!

This is NOT supposed to happen. Stocks, gold and bonds are ALL going up in price while unemployment rises and signs of inflation from food to tires are surfacing. The reason for this freak moment in economics is “UNSUSTAINABILITY.” Unsustainability … Continue reading

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GE ecomagination’s Steve Fludder: Growing Green Revenues To $20 Billion Annually!

Steve Fludder is the senior officer managing the global growth of the GE ecomagination business unit. Under Steve’s leadership GE ecomagination anticipates growing their 2010 green product annual revenues to $20 billion. This video interview outlines the disciplines and business … Continue reading

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75+% Renewable Energy AND Competitive Prices

Marin Energy Authority of California is the first utility in the country to source over 75% of its electricity supply from non-fossil/non-nuclear generation. Further, it delivers this energy to homes and businesses at prices that beat the local utility’s price … Continue reading

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How close in price is renewable energy to fossil-fueled electricity? Closer than you think?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released a study that found 850 utilities across the United States now offer some form of green energy program. In 2009 green energy sales by electric utilities exceeded 6 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) or … Continue reading

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One picture of our renewable energy future?

Is this picture our renewable energy future? Look at the technology deployed. There are the obvious solar panels. But there is also a battery storage system that would enable this outdoor light to operate at night using solar electricity generated … Continue reading

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