Surface Area Required to Power the World


Some of you may have already seen the image below – it shows thesurface area required to power the world with solar power. The image was originally created by the Land Art Generator Initiative and has found its wayacross many solar blogs, news sites and green websites.

Take a look at the image. There will be around 8 billion people inthe world by 2030 and it will still only take a relatively small  landarea to provide power for our needs. Just think if everyone did theirpart by putting solar on their roof to provide for some of their ownpower…



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