Every week we hear in the news about unprecedented storms, heatwaves, floods, and droughts. The early effects of climate change are clear to see and are impacting the lives of millions.
We must do more to reverse this trend, and the oweness is on everyone.
Now is the time to clean up your act.
Clean Up Your Act
You can choose a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable future and switch to a clean energy supplier in the time it takes to make a cup of tea.
When it comes to switching to a green energy supplier there is an overwhelming amount of misinformation out there.
It is generally believed that switching to a renewable energy supplier is a complicated and long winded affair, as well as being more expensive.
But that’s not true!
Choosing to switch to a clean energy supplier is the simplest, easiest way for everyone to have a positive impact on the environment. Additionally clean energy tariffs are often the cheapest on the market.
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In this blog we look at what renewable energy actually is, we separate the facts from the fiction and we look at the short and long term benefits when you Clean Up Your Act.
What is renewable energy?
Renewable energy sources are those which are being constantly replenished by the natural environment. Common examples are solar power, wind power, and hydro power. Unlike fossil fuels such as coal and oil, these energy sources do not emit greenhouse gases which cause climate change. Furthermore, it is much easier for local communities to start generating their own renewable energy than it was in the past, putting greater control in the hands of local people.
What is the fuel mix of your electricity supply?
Facts Vs Fiction
We all have a personal responsibility for climate change. Not everyone can have solar panels on their roof or afford an electric car, but everyone can make a positive choice about where their home energy comes from.
Today, with the continued research and advancement in the field of renewable energy, grids powered in part or fully by renewable sources are typically as reliable as those using standard power generation.
The sun delivers more energy to Earth in one hour than humanity consumes over the course of a year.
In order to power the entire earth on renewable energy, we would need to install solar panels on over 191,000 square miles. Considering there are over 57 million square miles of land on earth, this is a very achievable goal, if we have the willpower.
So why hasn’t everybody switched to renewable energy?
Here are some of the most common misunderstandings about green energy.
The short term benefits are clear!
As for the short term benefits undoubtedly the most obvious one highlighted in this blog is the positive impact that just one small action can have on the planet.
Furthermore, it is clear that switching to a green energy supplier doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact it will actually save you money!
The most important thing to remember is that as consumers we have the power to influence energy companies to provide more renewable energy. What you do today can make a difference.
Working together we can affect positive change in the world with actions instead of just words.
Don’t put it off until tomorrow, Clean Up Your Act and encourage others to do the same.
We are all in this together!
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