Solar Power Nears Tipping Point for Abandoning Utilities, and Going Off-Grid

Solar Tipping Point Nears for Abandoning Utilities, and Going Off-Grid says finance firm Morgan Stanley, encouraging huge numbers of US businesses and homeowners to directly generate their own power, mostly via solar installations, reports Giles Parkinson at Renew Economy. This is, of course, bad news for utilities, and might not even be the best option for the US energy sector, but may be the kick they need to seriously start incorporating renewable clean energy into their business. As it is, 10 US states are already offering solar power as cheaply as fossil fueled utilities. Let the sun shine…



Credit Dennis Schroeder/NREL

OO Solar Costs to Halve as Gas Prices Surge

OO Coal, Renewables Squeezing out Natural Gas in Europe

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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