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What’s the renewable energy equivalent of our oil consumption?

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By Ian Andrew Ian Andrew |

As the popularity of solar panels, wind turbines, and other forms of renewable energy continue to grow, our planet’s reliance on oil slowly begins to decrease. But just how much renewable energy would we have to produce in order to completely replace the power we receive from oil? The answer is actually quite shocking.

Check out the infographic below to see the breakdown of what the ‘oil equivalent’ of our energy needs is.

cost of going green globally infographic

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Located in Toronto, Ontario, Ian is the co-founder and managing editor of Greener Ideal.