Prospect Maps for Solar & Wind Power Harvesting

05 Energy, Earth Intelligence, Maps

Where Wind and Solar Power Make Sense
GOOD Blog > Andrew Price on February 15, 2010
How much energy we can generate with wind and solar power projects depends, of course, on the wind and the sun. So being smart about where we put solar panels and turbines is pretty important. A company called 3TIER has made a business out of providing “prospecting tools” for renewable energy.Here’s their latest map for where solar power can be harvested in the western hemisphere:

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