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Renewables Deploy Fast

Here’s another great post from the always thoughtful Karl-Friedrich Lenz, reposted from his site, Lenz Blog (image added): Amory Lovins, in an open letter to Obama at Huffington Post: These technologies scale faster than any other. No form of traditional generation — coal, gas, or nuclear — scales nearly as fast as efficiency, … [continued]

Cleantech’s Revolutionary Growth & Expectations for Coming 10 Years

In the past 10 years or so, the world has seen a clean energy revolution. With growth rates like seen in the telephone industry, computer industry, and internet industry during comparable revolutions, clean energy options like solar and wind have been growing tremendously in recent years.

Clean Edge has been tracking the cleantech industry since 2000 and, in combination with its annual report on cleantech investment and growth, it reflected on the last 10 years as a whole this year. Clean Energy Trends 2011 reports a number of interesting statistics, the most salient of which I’m sharing below.