Surface Area Required to Power the World with Solar Power
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 7:25AM
Randy in emissions, energy, environment, map, scale, world

From, a world map visualizing the surface area required to power the world's electricity requirements using solar power alone in 2030, using current solar panel technology.  It's getting a lot of traffic on digg, reddit and Twitter too.

Also, check out the same idea, but for off shore wind power.

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