The Energy [R]evolution will not be televised.

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Page - September 3, 2010
An Energy Revolution is not just possible, it's already happening. Here are few amazing facts about renewable energy that the world ought to know.

Pick your favourite fact about renewable energy below, click on the tweet button, and let's spread the word!

Don't forget to check back here from time to time, we'll keep updating the list regularly.

Every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year.
Recently, costs of solar PV cells have dropped 3-5% a yr while govt subsidies have increased.
As of 2011, 83 countries around the world are using wind power on a commercial basis.
Did You Know? One megawatt of wind energy = 2,600 fewer tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
The fact that wind power uses no water is good news for the water-stressed African continent
Europe DECOMMISSIONED more coal, fuel oil and nuclear capacity than it installed in 2009
 

The largest wind turbine in the world is 20 storeys tall & has blades the length of a soccer pitch
50% of SA’s electricity can be generated from renewable energy by 2030 – increasing to 94% by 2050
One wind turbine can produce enough electricity to power up to 300 homes.
Iceland is expected to be the first nation running off 100% renewable energy in a few decades time
Clean energy could develop 5X Kusile’s coal power capacity with only 30% of its external costs.
Renewable energy would be a win-win-win in SA - for energy security, the climate and the economy.