^Solar & Wind Power Account for Most of the Renewable Energy Production. Image Courtesy of KENNY TONG at shutterstock.com
Back in 2009 at the height of the Great Recession, many predicted a prolonged hibernation for green energy technologies. Some doomsday proponents may have gone to the extent of drafting (premature) obituaries.
With most of the world trying to save what they had, any new investments in clean energy seemed unlikely. For the near future at least. Innovation is perhaps the first casualty of recessions, the way truth is of war. The night for renewables was blindingly dark!