All posts tagged “renewable energy

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Rise of renewables in the US

Here are some fascinating figures (from Environment America) about the growth of renewables in the United States: Between 2011 and 2020, renewable energy production (solar, wind, and geothermal) grew at an average rate of 15% per year. Assuming this same rate of growth, the US… Read More

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Off the grid

Two things struck me today. First, I read Bloomberg Green’s daily newsletter (Nathaniel Bullard) and came across the following statistic. In 2001, the world installed 290 megawatts of solar generating capacity. This year, the world is likely to install more than 100 gigawatts of solar… Read More

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Peer-to-peer solar startup

Airbnb is a platform that connects people who have extra space with people who need space. It’s a peer-to-peer hospitality company. Yeloha, which is a startup I just discovered today, is a peer-to-peer solar company based out of Boston.  In the same vein as Airbnb,… Read More