Thursday, June 12, 2014

One Picture Will Convince You Solar Is the Future, and Why China Will Lead It

Question: Who is the largest producer of solar panels? China.

Question: Who currently leads in solar-panel installations? China.

Question: Who has the largest solar-energy production capacity? Germany. Second, China.

Question: Who needs to get away from coal energy because of crippling pollution? China.

Question: Who is lagging behind China in solar energy production? The U.S.

Question: Who is lagging behind China in solar-panel production? The U.S.

It didn't have to be this way, but there are definite pluses to the whole affair. One thing is certain: America -- I mean, uh, the Republican Party -- should stop pretending we can't work with the world on this. It doesn't even have to be "to save the planet." It could just be "to make life better." And, by today's standards, it's getting cheaper all the time. So all the "job killer" and "economy crusher" is just hot air.

Source: Department of Energy.

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