Archive for June, 2014
Using data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, it has been revealed which countries are producing the most electricity from renewable resources.
But before you get to thinking China and the United States are pioneers in clean energy; remember that the chart above refers to total electricity generated from renewables, meaning on a global scale these …Read More
The Renewables 2014 Global Status Report released earlier this month by REN21 has good news for the environment, namely that an estimated 22.1% of the world’s electricity was generated from renewable sources in 2013. That percentage is expected to rise as countries across the globe pour money and resources into alternative, clean energy.
The U.S. ranks …Read More
Many homeowners have installed renewable energy systems in order to lower their long-term energy bills and reduce their carbon footprints. If you are a homeowner and are considering investing in renewable energy options to power your home, you should be aware of the federal residential renewable energy tax credit, which allows taxpayers to claim a …Read More
Driven by strong year-over-year growth in the utility and residential markets, the United States installed 1,330 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industry Association’s (SEIA) Q1 2014 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 232 megawatts of residential PV, exceeding the …Read More