There are many benefits to solar energy, and today, the solar energy industry is more powerful than ever. Over the past several decades, there has been much debate and development within the industry, but there are also many solar energy facts that may surprise you. In the following infographic, discover 30 solar energy facts that prove solar power is the way.
As prices continuously rise and the planet edges closer to the brink of calamity, many people are wondering what the cheapest energy for the home is. The share of renewables in global energy generation reached nearly 28% in 2020 and is projected to approach 49% by 2050, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Fortunately, the cost of renewable energy has been steadily declining.
In the past, people used to be proud of their individual contributions and what they could offer society. They wanted to make a difference in whatever way they could. These days, however, there isn’t always an opportunity for each person to do something significant as a lot of people feel like they’re just along for the ride.
Here is a circular bar graph that represents the largest solar power plants around the globe. 7 out of the top 20 largest plants (including the worlds largest) are located in India. Solar power is the fastest growing green energy worldwide and these power plants are just the beginning of what the future might hold.
Cambridge International’s first ever Global Perspectives survey discovered that many youths are concerned about the future of the planet. Additionally, the NextGen Climate Survey by Blue Shield of California found that 83% of Gen Z youth are concerned about the health of the planet. So it’s no wonder that seeking out the most eco-friendly college campuses is a priority for many high school graduates. This infographic can help students choose the top green colleges in the U.S.
This visual map shows which government entities in the U.S. care about their carbon footprint the most. These top 30 companies have made substantial strides toward renewable energy with some providing more than 100% clean energy like the District of Columbia.
Floodwaters have some of the worst water quality ratings, carrying a toxic soup of contaminants. Across Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia, the threat of flooding makes it essential for your safety to understand what could be in your floodwaters. Below, the team at AFS breaks down the most common floodwater contaminants, their health consequences, and what you can do to stay safe during a flood.
The discussion about the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies – and Bitcoin, specifically – isn’t new, but recent remarks by none other than Elon Musk have given some more notoriety to the issue. That’s why the team at Casinos Blockchain have gathered data from authoritative sources about the environmental impact of Bitcoin and turned it into a helpful infographic.
This visual graph from SolarPower.Guide shows places in the world with the highest shares of primary energy from renewable sources as of 2019. You can see the biggest leaders that have a share over 35% as of 2019 are Iceland, Norway, Brazil, Sweden, and New Zealand.
This infographic from TowerPaddleBoards.com shows the largest bodies of water on earth, including oceans, seas, lakes and rivers ranked by size. For example, the largest body of water is the Pacific ocean. At over 60 million square miles it covers a large portion of our globe. The Atlantic Ocean is the next largest at 41 million square miles. Then the Indian Ocean at over 27 million square miles.