In late 2017, the Clean Air Task Force and NAACP released results of a study that examined how oil and gas facilities affected air quality in African American predominant communities. There was overwhelming data to support that people in these areas are significantly more affected by airborne pollutants because of their proximity to oil refineries,
As the need to distance ourselves from fossil fuels becomes more urgent due to climate change and pollution in general, solar power is emerging as a leading alternative. It can be scaled to be used by individuals or large utilities; and best of all- it’s renewable. However, large scale solar farms require large tracts of land that have long and
Craft brewers love to sell themselves as environmental activists. How can you tell a sincerely sustainable business from those looking for a selling point? One answer, solar. The Relationship Between Brewers and Environmentalism Millennials love craft brewers, and craft brewers are very aware of what the Pew Research Center found in 2014. Millennials look for
In a competitive market, coal is more expensive than both solar and wind. In 2001, Texas created a competitive electricity market in that the least expensive resources go on the grid first. At that time, wind supplied less than one percent of Texas’ energy. As of 2018, 20 percent of the market is wind power.
In their criminal trial, activists argue they had no choice but to trespass and stop oil pipelines. What Happened The four activists trying to turn of the pipelines in Minnesota planned to let the world know what they accomplished. A film crew followed them to the pipeline. They knowingly risked being arrested. Similarly minded individuals
Industries are starting to see the light when it comes to climate change. Whether something is being done or not… depends on the company. Ceres, a sustainability advocacy group performed an analysis of the largests companies in the US spectrum. With over 600 companies included, industries range from agriculture to retail to technology. The report
The extinction of yet another species should get people to act.
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The solar industry was hoping to not have a tariff, but the outcome may not be an industry stopper after all.
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Duke Energy’s rebate program expects to increase solar in North Carolina by providing funding for local homes and businesses to afford their own renewable energy systems.
Imagine never having to pay for gasoline again. Electric vehicles have come a long way and so has solar technology. Take advantages of the new solar rebates and cut your carbon footprint for good.
The largest solar installation company may not be the best fit for your energy goals and budget. Find out how house bill 589 could save you thousands:
NC teens join the legislative and judicial battle to end climate change.
Changing the future of electricity demands some change from everyone.