NREL Study: Nearly 200,000 GW of Renewable Energy Possible for United States

August 1, 2012

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Jake Richardson at Clean Technica provides encouraging news from NREL about possible renewable energy capacity and distribution.


Nearly 200,000 GW of Solar Possible for United States, Finds New Study (via Clean Technica)

  A new study from NREL finds that solar photovoltaics and concentrating solar power could generate an enormous amount of electricity in the United States. The report is titled, U.S. Renewable Energy Technical Potentials: A GIS-Based Analysis. In Table 1, it provides a number of very interesting figures…




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