Published on July 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan9
Solar Power Revolution (VIDEO)
July 8th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
This is a great video Thomas recently passed on to me. Worth a watch, but ~40 minutes long, so you probably need to set aside some time for it. The whole video is great, but one note at the beginning was rather interesting to me — we are still “hunter-gatherers” in the field of energy. We still go out and collect the fuel we need to run our power plants and vehicles. Why not use the solar, wind, and water energy right in front of us? Duh.
The video (from a couple years ago) discusses solar around the world, but it also gives some detail on how the German solar energy revolution came about (mostly through Hermann Scheer).
Anyway, the whole video is worth a watch:
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