The options that are available for people who want to have an alternative for fossil fuel generated power are getting better. There are several, from battery powered sources, to wind power and energy generated from sunlight. The last relies on radiant heat to run, and there is plenty of it available, a virtually limitless resource.
Many are now converted or are converting to the process. They could access things like solar installation Calgary, which is part of the general process that is open to anyone, to every home, factory or business. This makes it more and more commercially available, and the recent improvements to the tech and equipment have helped make it so.
There were problems for this kind of energy before, mainly in how its materials were inefficient and unable to provide power in sufficient quantity for cheap mass consumption. In comparison, oil and fossil fuels were much cheaper even when their sources were rapidly being depleted. There is enough to last for some centuries or more if combined with use of solar.
These centuries could be the time spent to totally convert and make the alternatives more efficient and useful. In the meantime, folks are moving according to their needs and how these alternatives are available. For Canadians, the availability may come sooner, as networks of farms with large arrays of photovoltaic cells are set up.
Mass consumption is just around the corner and installation services are affordable. You could start with combining traditional systems with the new one, since there is a lot of interchangeability in terms of cabling and outlets. The only difference between systems is the equipment used for conversion and storage.
Many homes now run on dual generation systems and have more savings in consumption and use. Pretty soon, the power may become something that is so widespread that usage is only a matter of plugging or unplugging like the most common cabling in use. Solar is more or less a simpler means of creating electricity because it does not need to travel far.
The thinking is divided between camps, one that still thinks within the traditional means of generating electricity in the large scale. This entails the creation of large source farms which distributes electric output in a grid. This is traditional thinking, and for many it is a means for large corporations to dictate price, or who could use it and where.
Independent or on site sourcing is a new option, one that takes back the means of generation to users themselves. This was once a thing that people could rely on, largely devalued when mass sourcing came into use, then cheaper and seemingly with abundant resources. Arrayed panels on rooftops for homes now could be self sustaining.
For factories, all that is needed is some space, not the large fields that used to be connected to the idea of this type of power generation. Large rooftops equals larger space for the arrays and you only need to have some and not too many because of more efficient systems that are in use. This makes generation and storage that much more efficient.