Solar Comes to (Part Of) The Earth

Date: 18 Dec 2003 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Solar Comes to (Part Of) The Earth by David Morris Originally published in Alternet, December 18, 2003 Solar energy is wildly popular. For good reason. Free and universally available sunshine can dramatically reduce our dependence on global energy conglomerates and imported oil. The key fact is this. In most parts of the world sufficient sunlight strikes … Read More

Planning for Energy Self-Reliance: A Case Study of the District of Columbia

Date: 17 Apr 1978 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Thiswas the first study to track the flow of energy-related dollars through an urban economy and the impact on this flow from an aggressive energy efficiency and solar energy initiative.  The study concluded that 85 cents of every energy dollar left the city, a far higher leakage than from any other household expenditure. The study also estimated the rooftop space available in DC for solar and the economic impact of energy efficiency.… Read More