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Keith Knowles - SolarCity

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From Drive Oregon's September networking event, "Driving on Sunshine: Market Opportunities at the Intersection of Electric Vehicles and Solar Power"

Presented by Keith Knowles, Regional Sales Manager in Oregon at SolarCity

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Keith Knowles - SolarCity

  1. 1. An electricity choice Keith Knowles 971-400-0712 kknowles@solarcity.com
  2. 2. SolarCity Confidential Slide 2 Energiewende
  3. 3. SolarCity Confidential Slide 3 2,211 million metric tons in 2011 alone! Electricity 33% Transportation 28% Agriculture 8% Commercial & Residential 11% Industry 20% What’s at Stake: One Third of America’s Emissions
  4. 4. SolarCity Confidential Slide 4 Utilities use more fresh water to generate electricity than we drink and use in our homes Fossil fuel-based thermoelectric power plants use 753 gallons of water to power the average home for a single day. That’s more water than the typical human consumes in a year. Aquaculture 2% Irrigation 31% Livestock 1% Thermo Electric 49% Industrial 4% Mining 1% Public Supply 11% Domestic 1%
  5. 5. SolarCity Confidential Slide 5 Electric utilities create more than half of all toxic water pollution in the United States
  6. 6. SolarCity Confidential Slide 6 + 43%
  7. 7. SolarCity Confidential Slide 7 < 1%
  8. 8. SolarCity Confidential Slide 8 In the last decade, solar panel sales have doubled every 21 months. Prices have dropped 20% for each doubling.
  9. 9. SolarCity Confidential Slide 9
  10. 10. SolarCity Confidential Slide 10
  11. 11. SolarCity Confidential Slide 11 Thank You Keith Knowles 971-400-0712 kknowles@solarcity.com

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