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.
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