How to reach 100% solar power in the US without losing our deserts
- Dec 27, 2019 8:48 am GMT
One of Elon Musk’s favorite projections is that of powering the entire country with a 10,000-square-mile solar project located in the middle of the desert. And that may seem like a great idea at first glance, but when you take a chance and combine different projections from several research groups, you can’t help but find a better option. Elon Musk’s desire for taking over Arizona’s desert for this ambitious solar project that will power the entire country is not new. In fact, it’s an old argument that he keeps bringing up, and as insane as it may sound or as logistically flawed as it may be, it’s still technically possible to achieve.
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