Solar Could Supply 40% of Power Within 15 Years

According to a report by the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, solar energy could potentially supply almost half of the nation’s electricity by 2035. Although possible the report also states that the U.S. would need to quadruple its annual solar capacity and increase it every year.

According to an AP News article, the report comes after President Joe Biden declared climate change has become “everybody’s crisis ” during a visit to neighborhoods flooded by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Biden warned Tuesday that it’s time for America to get serious about the “code red” danger posed by climate change or face increasing loss of life and property.

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