• Free from concern of blackouts or power disruption.

  • Free from double digital annual energy cost increases.


  • The U.S. spends 2 billion dollars per day on foreign oil.

  • If everyone drove cars that got 45 miles per gallon. The U.S. would not need to import foreign oil.

  • Power outages cost the U.S. economy $119 billion per year.

  • August 14, 2003 50 million people in eight U.S. states and Canada experienced the largest blackout in U.S. history.

  • Because the blackouts, 38% of businesses surveyed said they would be very likely to invest in alternative energy technology.

  • Blocking 5% of the imported oil supply is enough to quadruple the price overnight.

  • 50% of the strength of the U.S. dollar, depends on cheap and plentiful oil.

  • The world will reach "Peak Oil" by 2015

  • Shell Oil predicts that 50% of the world's energy will come from alternative sources.