By Frank Andorka, PV Magazine
Almost 60% of consumers said they would switch electricity providers if they could gain access to renewable-energy sources . . . And the report says the solar revolution is being driven in large part by the much-maligned “millenials.” Almost two-thirds (64%) told Deloitte they are either “extremely” or “very” interested in installing solar panels – a 611% increase over last year. More than half of them are “extremely” or “very” interested in participating in a community solar installation . . . Businesses want to get in on the action, too. According to Deloitte, 60% of businesses want to have some form of on-site generation, nearly double the percentage from last year. Read more here.
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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- Finding Better Places to Buy Wind and Solar Power, Rocky Mountain Institute
- EERE Success Story—Real Estate Professionals Embrace Solar Power
- Online Tools Help You Save Energy and Money, U.S. Department of Energy