Green energy is the cleanest and most sustainable source of energy, produced by renewable sources. Green electricity comes from these green energy sources. These sources include solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower. Unlike fossil fuels, renewable sources will not run out. Below we have compiled the attractive benefits of Green energy.
Renewable energy sources aren’t just a cleaner source of energy. For starters, they are more reliable. This is because green energy systems are often spread over a large geographic area. This means that if one area has bad weather, the system as a whole would not severely be affected. The energy systems are also made up of many mechanical parts. This means that one malfunctioning part would not severely affect the system as a whole.
Green energy sources are also better for the economy, creating many more jobs than the fossil fuel industry. According to E2‘s Clean Jobs America report, renewable energy workers outnumber fossil fuel workers 3-1.
The industry is still growing. International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), reports the creation of 500,000 renewable energy jobs in 2017. In 2018, Clean energy employment grew 3.6%. In America, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics https://www.bls.gov/ooh/fastest-growing.htm forecasts that the two fastest-growing jobs through 2026 will in the solar and wind industry.
Additionally, clean energy jobs boast a competitive wage. Wages in this industry are around 8-19% higher than the median.
Contrary to popular belief, renewable energy sources are similarly priced, if not cheaper, than traditional power sources. Hydroelectric power costs an average of $0.05 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and is the cheapest source of renewable energy. Solar polar and wind power follow with a price of $0.10/kWh. These renewable sources can already compete with traditional power sources. Fossil fuels such as oil and gas usually cost $0.05/kWh to over $0.15/kWh.
Green Energy and Electric Scooters
Electric scooters are already far cleaner than gas-powered vehicles. However, by choosing to use green electricity to power your electric scooters, you will be supporting the additional benefits of renewable energy sources listed above. These are just a few more reasons why you should invest in an electric scooter.