Plotting a path to renewable energy
As the U.S. looks to ramp up wind and solar power production, there have been conflicts over land use, as local groups oppose development of large-scale wind or solar farms. One way to choose locations well, using a national perspective, is a Google Earth application done with the National Resources Defense Council, a mapping mash-up that plots wind and solar resources with other data, such as endangered species status.
April 21, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Google Earth
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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