Maybe the world of cheap and abundant energy is gradually coming to an end. Maybe it isn’t. But every extra kilowatt-hour from the sun fed into the grid is one fewer created by burning coal or natural gas.
According to data from the Labor Department, on average, monthly electricity prices rose 13% in 2022 from a year earlier and 6% in the first 11 months of 2023.
The average cost of solar power declined almost 90% between 2009 and 2023, according to the Wall Street Journal in their Nov. 27, 2023 article, Now for Some Good News About Climate.
At Carolina Timberworks, we’re passionate about the idea that changes in how we build can be a major part of the solution to climate change, including our commitment to re-using salvaged timber in our timber frame structures. And one of our customers recently commented: “So, now you’re building a product from a renewable resource, with renewable energy. Well done.”