05 Jan '12, 2pm

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors [1] Americans are paying record prices to keep the lights on, the result of a five-year trend that is, according to a recent USA Today analysis of data provided by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, "the largest sustained increase since a run-up in electricity prices during the 1970s." In 2010, American residential customers paid an average of 11.54 cents per kilowatt hour, reflecting not only higher fuel prices but also the expense of replacing old coal plants in order to meet clean air requirements mandated by the federal government.[2] WHO DOESN'T WANT TO BREATHE EASIER? But if we really want cleaner air, we must transition from fossil fuel electricity generation -- ...

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Since 2003, global consultancy Ernst & Young has released its Country Attractiveness Indices, which gives a numerical rank...

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