Wednesday, November 12, 2014

LET THE SUNSHINE IN: America's Solar Boom, in Charts

LET THE SUNSHINE IN

CHARTS TELL AN AMAZING SOLAR STORY

I was amazed when I saw the way this was put together in charts. As they say pictures are worth a thousand words. ENJOY!

Charts from Article In Mother Jones

| Fri Nov. 7, 2014 6:30 AM EST





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installation graph

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countries graph
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Sources
New solar installations: SEIA
Electricity generating capacity: SEIA
Carbon savings, electricity demand: SEIAEIA/NREL
Installed PV capacity: International Energy Agency
Solar panels on a typical house: NREL
Panel cost, VC funding: Greenpeace; Mercom Capital Group (2013 & 2014)
Image credits: Shutterstock (Earth, USA); Maurizio Fusillo/Noun Project (solar panel); Okan Benn/Noun Project (car); Q. Li/Noun Project (chart); Sergey Krivoy/Noun Project (coal trolley); Marcio Duarte/Noun Project (worker); Alex Berkowitz/Noun Project (cash)   


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