Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy-and Our Planet-from Dirty Energy (Paperback)

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    Danny Kennedy is the founder and president of Sungevity, Inc., a leading residential solar power company. He was named Innovator of the Year by the PBS program Planet Forward in 2011.
    The Biggest Untold Economic Story of Our Time

    Here is the truth that the powerful Dirty Energy public relations machine doesn’t want you to know: the ascent of solar energy is upon us. The production of solar-generated electricity has risen exponentially in the last few years, and employment in the solar industry has doubled since 2009. Meanwhile, electricity from coal has declined to pre–World War II levels as the fossil fuel industry continues to shed jobs.

    Danny Kennedy systematically refutes the lies spread by solar’s opponents—that it is expensive, inefficient, and unreliable; that it is kept alive only by subsidies; that it can’t be scaled; and many other untruths. He shows that we need a rooftop revolution to break the entrenched power of the coal, oil, nuclear, and gas industries. Solar energy can create more jobs, return our nation to prosperity, and ensure the sustainability and safety of our planet. Now is the time to move away from the dangerous energy sources of the past and unleash the amazing potential of the sun.

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    ISBN 9781609946647
    Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
    Format Paperback
    Pages 198
    Publisher Date 2012-09-03 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Berrett-Koehler Pub
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.64 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy-and Our Planet-from Dirty Energy
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Kennedy, Danny
    Country of Origin United States

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