Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Renewable energy costs dropping fast

It's part of our long term plan to put solar panels on our house, eventually and likely within 5 years.  As winter weather gets stormier here, leading to more toppling trees and downed power lines, having some kind of alternative energy source seems like a good idea.  Interestingly, today's email brought this link from Grist about comparative energy costs and how oil is increasingly non-competitive, even on price.

Check it out here:  http://grist.org/climate-energy/renewable-energy-is-getting-cheaper-and-cheaper-in-6-charts/  I particularly like their photoshopped illo...