As costs of living rise, suburbanites are finding moving closer to the city is a more economical option. Those who live in suburban neighborhoods also typically have a larger carbon footprint than people living inside the city. Many driver farther to work, and heating and cooling a large home costs more and results in more emissions.
The green revolution could be saving suburbia. Electric vehicles and solar panel power is coming together to make living in the suburbs cheaper (and more efficient) than ever before.
Once solar panels are installed on a roof, that home begins creating its own energy. As technology continues to improve it’s not inconceivable to have solar panels that also charge up an electric vehicle, therefore eliminating the attachment to gasoline.
Renewable energy will become more viable as more people on the right side of politics consider the benefits and savings available. It’s only a matter of time.
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