100% Renewable, Really?

Can a city actually run on 100% renewable electricity? Well, yes. We know this because some cities are already doing it. The particulars will be different for each city. The resources available will differ, as will the timeline and the public’s understanding of the benefits of renewable and the disadvantages of fossil and nuclear fuels.

Here’s a short film that takes 14-1/2 minutes to explore one city that has done it:

Renewable Electricity Growing Rapidly

But here, not so much. Michigan is way below average in the generation of renewable electricity, which is described in detail by a very worthwhile article in Renewable Energy World.

Below¬†are a few significant excerpts from the article: Continue reading “Renewable Electricity Growing Rapidly”