The first step in moving away completely from fossil fuels, beyond simply switching to electric vehicles is to manage the energy that use today, and to implement procedures and technologies to reduce it. It will far easier to replace electricity made from coal or natural gas combustion with wind or solar electricity if we reduce how much we need.
If you are reading this article, I have to assume that you realize the importance of solar energy. Not to be melodramatic but our very existence on this planet most likely hinge on our ability to switch from fossil fuels to renewables.
Solar Electricity Materials are the Key to Moving off of Fossil Fuels.
Solar energy technology is changing quickly with researchers around the world working to provide an energy alternative to fossil and nuclear fuels that can finally set us on a path to reduce global greenhouse gas accumulation. Maybe if we are fast enough and smart enough we could actually reverse the situation we have today with the highest recorded level of CO2 being right now in 2017 and 2018.
If you live in North America or pay attention to what is said by U.S. politicians you will have will have heard the term or sound-bite " the war on coal". Does it really mean that certain parties have actually declared a war on coal and if so how do they know if they have won?
Five years ago, solar photovoltaic technology was still very expensive compared to fossil fuel or even wind generation. However every year the price of installed solar PV is falling by at least 5%. Today’s prices for solar panels are so competitive that it is causing a revolution in the global energy industry.