China has positioned itself alongside the USA to be the global leader in the area of renewable energy. Their political will has been to inform and guide its citizens to reduce electric consumption by increasing ways to minimize the overall demand. The thought of their effort has made me to wonder how many local residents in our city/ county realize how much power they consume daily. What changes can be made at an individual level to engage our drive for pushing for renewable energy legislation?
Jesse J. Wilkerson is the principal of the local architecture firm Jesse J. Wilkerson & Associates. His column appears every other Monday on the Business page.