Our Note: The bulk of this article, and the first photo, is taken from a HuffingtonPost.com article published on October 16, 2012. In some instances, we have added facts, links and videos that we have found on our own that provide greater more information on what is stated in the article. Article: Energy Facts, And [...]
Most of the panelists agreed that no matter the outcome, solar will continue to be a growing form of power generation in the U.S. .“America’s got to lead in renewable energy,” Werner said. “We’re the innovators in the world; let’s drive innovation.” We say: will the political climate (and your vote) prove that moving toward renewable energy AND cleaner gas and coal be a “Ia far, far better thing” or will the traditional big oil (and newer calls for fracking and deregulation for cheaper but dirtier coal) get the lion’s s share of government funding for energy research?
SolarLightingSmart.com is committed to helping people making their voices heard about solar energy and other renewable energy sources. We got an important email about the elections and renewable energy we want to share that includes a link to http://www.energyfactcheck.org/ and links to contact your US Congressional Representative and your US Senators.
Now and again we recommend articles that we like. Here’s one published April 19, 2012 by RnewableEnergyWorld.com: The Pending Subsidy Cliff, and The Way Out.”
We hope you have the time to read this article, written by Meg Cichon, Associate Editor of RenewableEnergyWorld.com, it discusses “Looming deadlines, expiring credits and a turbulent election — renewables have a challenging year ahead in North America as 2012 is set for policy change.” And, you can make a difference by emailing your reps. [...]