Published on June 15th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan12
Why Fossil Fuel Companies Hate Solar So Much
June 15th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
We’ve covered these points below (including the specific case study discussed) numerous times before, but this is another really good, short write-up of the story from Jeremy Bloom over on sister site Red, Green, and Blue, so I thought it’d be a good idea to share this one here on CleanTechnica as well to try to make the points below just a little clearer and help them reach perhaps a few more eyes. Here’s the full repost:
Why big oil hates solar energy so much (via Red Green & Blue)
It’s not just that solar energy is a competitor to big oil, coal, and gas – it’s that solar cuts into big oil’s biggest profit center. In arguing against solar, they’re always happy to tell you, “The sun doesn’t shine at night, heh heh heh.” But nighttime isn’t when extra power is…
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