Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Infographic - Rapid Growth of Solar (Mother Jones)






Sources
Solar growth: Solar Energy Industries Association
New solar installations: SEIA
Sunlight: Sandia National Lab, Energy Information Administration/National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Electricity generating capacity: SEIA
Carbon savings, electricity demand: SEIA, EIA/NREL
Installed PV capacity: International Energy Agency
Solar jobs: The Solar Foundation, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Solar panels on a typical house: NREL
Panel cost, VC funding: Greenpeace; Mercom Capital Group (2013 & 2014)

Image credits: Shutterstock (Earth, USA); Maurizio Fusillo/Noun Project (solar panel); Okan Benn/Noun Project (car); Q. Li/Noun Project (chart); Sergey Krivoy/Noun Project (coal trolley); Marcio Duarte/Noun Project (worker); Alex Berkowitz/Noun Project (cash)

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