Community Solar Is Bringing Renewable Energy to Everyone


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Community Solar Is Bringing Renewable Energy to Everyone



A new business model for residential power enables people to switch to solar without the up-front cost of home installation, a critical step in bringing lower-income Americans into the green fold.

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  1. Why not elevate those solar panels 12ft or so off the ground so they become more environmentally beneficial as shelter for flora and fauna, less prone to damage, functional garden canopy, improve ground water retention, etc.

  2. 4:52 what does is matter what color his skin is?! Besides, African Americans make up about 10% of the US population, so the share of African American business owners will obviously be low compared to the rest of the population. I don't understand why skin color is so idolized…

  3. Hi, I'm looking for data about the environmental impact of the production of solar panels, it looks quite hard to find updated information. Can someone point me in the right direction?

  4. Jeey! The more solar the better! But: Dear Americans: How messed up is your system?
    Here in Europe every household can choose its energy provider.
    So all that stands between you and solar power is a phonecall to your network operator.
    Why is this such a big issue in the USA?

  5. It is so great that community solar allows people to benefit from this cheapest (and clean) form of energy! People won't have the burden of the high upfront installation cost, or denial because they rent their house. This brings the benefit of lower energy bills AND a reduction in pollution energy-generating industries to these communities.

  6. You would have watched above video

    Now
    What was your thoughts

    Did you also think
    We can also encourage some one here in our region to do the same

    Hang on

    But
    Should it be solar ?

    Can it be anything else ?

    If so,
    What it could be
    For your region
    Or
    ward / council / county .. whatever your place is termed
    .
    .

  7. Checkout Starlink for better internet service. Also look at vertical wind turbines to boost your output. There is a new company called Solar Windows Technologies. It’s an upstart but will be cheaper than regular solar panels and will more than triple your energy output if you can get it going. Imagine how many windows that you have facing sunrise and sunset plus your regular solar array.

  8. Could somebody explain me why most Black Americans, born in US, watching US TV etc, they have a different accent or even different voice characteristics from White Americans from the same region?

    Africans studying abroad also have problems with any foreign language, and when young Europeans manage to almost get rid of their accent in 5 years or so, Blacks can't do it?

  9. Everybody can "participate" in the energy industry by simply buying and using electricity. If companies want to buy and own solar panels, that's great, there is plenty of demand for electricity; but when you try to blend "climate change" with "community engagement" you are almost certainly selling snake oil, subsidies, and uneconomic charity. Let the energy market work, and we'll all be better off.

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