These numbers will surprise and inspire you.
With so much buzz around the Green Tech space, we want to help you sift through the data and pull in the relevant info that matters. Here’s a look at 5 stats worth paying attention to.
2x Increase in the number of Tesla electric vehicle chargers this year1
60% Reduction in greenhouse gas and air pollution by Edison’s new hybrid battery and gas turbine power plants2
500,000 Solar panels being installed each day3
2 Million Electric vehicles on the road today4
12,972,842,378 kWh of energy the Nest Learning Thermostat has saved since 20115
1 Kirsten Korosec. "Tesla will Double the Size of Its Supercharger Network in 2017. Fortune, Apr 24, 2017 http://fortune.com/2017/04/24/tesla-doubles-supercharger/
2 Steve Scauzillo. "Edison Build's World's First Battery Gas Hybrid Power Plans in Norwalk, Rancho Cucamonga." April 17, 2017. http://www.sgvtribune.com/environment-and-nature/20170417/edison-builds-worlds-first-battery-gas-hybrid-power-plants-in-norwalk-rancho-cucamonga
3 International Energy Agency. "IEA raises its five-year renewable growth forecast as 2015 marks record year."Oct 26, 2016 https://www.iea.org/newsroom/news/2016/october/iea-raises-its-five-year-renewable-growth-forecast-as-2015-marks-record-year.html
4 Damian Carrington. "Electric cars set to pass 2m landmark globally by end of 2016." The Guardian. October 13, 2016 ttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/13/electric-car-sales-set-to-pass-2m-landmark-globally-by-end-of-2016