04 Jul '12, 5am

Guest Post: On the Road Towards Energy Independence: With all the bad press about the renewable energy industr...

Guest Post: On the Road Towards Energy Independence: With all the bad press about the renewable energy industr...

With all the bad press about the renewable energy industry, it’s easy to miss the fact that we are moving steadily down the road toward energy independence. It’s a trip that we need to make, but it hasn’t been easy and there’s no way we can afford to coast now. First, we need to be proud of the progress we’ve made so far. Costs for rooftop solar equipment have plummeted. Germany is miles ahead of the U.S. in this regard; in Germany, a rooftop system costs about $2.50 per watt -- about half the price of a comparable system in the U.S. At one peak time in May, solar provided an astounding 30 percent of Germany’s national energy demand . Fully installed rooftop solar can be cheap. Speaking of cheap, natural gas is providing our economy with a short-term bridge toward a renewable future. Until we have cost-effective, high-capacity energy storage and a hundred times more renewa...

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On the Road Toward Energy Independence

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