117. You’ve got the power
The electricity that powers our homes can be produced by a number of different sources – have you ever thought about where yours comes from?
All utility services are definitely not equal – some are much greener than others!
If every time you switch on a light you feel a pang of guilt, now might be the time to switch your electricity to a ‘green’ supplier.
When electricity is manufactured conventionally, it produces emissions such as sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide. These pollutants not only add to global warming but also contribute to acid rain. Electricity produced using renewable energy produces far less environmental damage, and comes from natural resources like water, sun and wind.
Green energy can be loosely ...