A Monumental Study of How to Transition to Renewable Energy in the US

This excellent infogram  by the Solutions Project at Stanford University presents roadmaps for each of the 50 United States to convert their all-purpose energy systems (for electricity, transportation, heating/cooling, and industry) to ones powered entirely by wind, water, and sunlight . The plans contemplate 80–85% of existing energy replaced by 2030 and 100% replaced by 2050.

For each sector, they then analyzed the current amount and source of the fuel consumed – coal, oil, gas, nuclear, renewables – and calculated the fuel demands if all fuel usage were replaced with electricity.

Read more at: www.physorg.com

 



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