Green Energy Creates More Jobs Than Fossil Fuels, Cheap Solar by 2016, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS RISING

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Brazilian solar bids roll in at high volumes and low prices to supply solar power to the nation’s electric grid, resulting in nearly a gigawatt of new contracts reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. Less than 10% of the many proposals could be accepted, all at less than 9 cents per kilowatt-hour.

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Here Comes The Sun: America’s Solar Boom – an energy analyst at Deutsche Bank came to a startling conclusion recently, reports Tim McDonnell at Mother Jones: By 2016, solar power will be as cheap or cheaper than electricity from the conventional grid in every state except three. That’s without any changes to existing policy.

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Check it out here, right now!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS

OO Green Energy ‘Creates More Jobs Than Fossil Fuels’ study says.

OO Scotland Produced Enough Wind Energy To Power Every Home In October.

OO LEDs the Fast-Rising Heroes of Efficiency are becoming the affordable and more efficient replacements of compact fluorescent lights.

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EU Plans ‘Supergrid’ To Boost Security, Renewables reports Paul Brown at theDaily Climate. The European Union, nervous about Russia cutting off gas supplies and keen to cut emissions by developing renewable energy sources, aims to link all 28 member states to one electricity grid.

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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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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One Response to Green Energy Creates More Jobs Than Fossil Fuels, Cheap Solar by 2016, and More!

  1. russripsom says:

    Reblogged this on RussRipsom | Renewable Energy Marketing and commented:
    Look where the future is heading….job growth, energy production, and climate control!

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