Moving From Coal To Clean Electricity

Moving From Coal To Clean Electricity

Making Truly Clean Electricity.

There is nothing at all clean about the electricity made from the burning of coal. Period. Regardless of what some bought and paid for politicians will say, this is the scientific reality of burning any fossil fuel. The oxidation of hydrocarbons ( burning ) always produces CO2.

The realities of open pit coal mining in China
The realities of open pit coal mining in China

So how will the world be able to have any chance of limiting climate change which is caused by the rising concentrations of co2 in our atmosphere and oceans?

How developing and developed countries continue to grow their economies and power their cities with coal?

Coal production for electricity generation in China 1960 to 2016
Air pollution in China kills 750,000 people every year, according to a study by the World Bank. … In addition to environmental and health costs at home, China’s dependence on coal is cause for concern on a global scale. Wikipedia commons

The answer is clean electricity produced from wind, wave and solar energy.

Is there really an comparison in clean versus dirty energy technology?
Is there really an comparison in clean versus dirty energy technology?

While wind power technology is starting to dramatically change the amount of clean power we have available solar power is the one that will likely provide the massive step change needed to stop burning coal.

Even one coal generator smoke stake in operation is too much
Even one coal generator smoke stake in operation is too much

While in the US, it may be that the new White house administration is preparing to open the door to coal again individual states are making up their own minds. Here is what Oregon recently did to provide a transition plan away from the use of coal to that of clean electricity. ( see video below )

The relative beauty of solar power technology
The relative beauty of solar power technology is obvious!

It is important for anyone that is pondering a future in clean energy such as the solar industry to be aware of the moves that are being made by local and federal governments for and against clean electricity. In reality your future as a solar energy job hunter depends on it. It does not mater which country you live in, you must be well informed about the stance on clean energy being taken by local and federal government officials.

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