11:39pm

Mon July 9, 2012
Solar and Wind in Germany

Today on Your Call: How did Germany embrace wind and solar energy? Can California follow suit?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Germany’s plans to invest $270B in renewable energy sources. By 2050, 80 percent of Germany’s energy will come from alternatives. How are they doing it? Join us at 10am pst or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Renewable power generation worldwide is expected to grow by more than 40 percent over the next five years. When will the US follow suit? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Patrick McCully, energy expert and executive director of Black Rock Solar

Adam Browning, executive director and co-founder of Vote Solar

Hans Josef Fell, member of the Green Party in the German Parliament

Web Resources:

Vote Solar

Black Rock Solar

Huffington Post: Is Alternative Energy Worth It?

Solar Novus Today: Snapshot of the US Solar Industry

Reuters: Germany sets new solar power record, institute says

Guardian: Government denies rift over wind power subsidies

Foreign Policy: Made in the Shade

Renewableenergyworld: US solar snapshot by Climate Nexus

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