Earth Day By The Numbers

Here are a few incredible statistics:

  • In 2014, there were 1,183 hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, biomass, solar, and other electric power generation businesses in existence
  • The number of employees spanning these companies totaled to 12,456.
  • In 2015, 106,737 housing units across the country were using solar energy as their primary source of heat.
  • This totaled to 0.1% of all homes.
  • Also in 2015, 885,188 people rode a bicycle to work.
  • This totaled to 0.6% of American workforce.

To see a full list of statistics, click here.

Also, to learn more about Earth Day, click here.

Next week, Arpin will participate in their 3rd Annual Arpin Earth Week. We’ll have a recap of the events in our next blog post, so be on the lookout for that!