Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Green Energy Potential in the US

The Natural Resources Defense Council has a new ugly map of green energy potential in the United States.



In the map layer shown above, darker shades of blue indicate higher wind energy potential. You can click on wind turbine icons to see details on individual facilities; it's a lot of good information, even if it is unattractively presented. It also has layers showing cellulosic biomass, biogas, and solar energy potential. The detail on the left shows the very high solar potential in the Southwest. The NRDC also has profiles on a few selected states, with more profiles in the offing.

The map complements this one, which they released a month ago, that looks at areas that would be harmed by the development of new renewable energy infrasructure. It appears to be the continuation of an effort on the part of the NRDC to try to define the terms of the debate as plans to invest in renewable energy go forward. Seems like a savvy thing to do.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory also has several good maps on green energy potential.

31 comments:

Sean Keller said...

Any possibility wind turbines in the great lakes could help cities like Detroit produce cheaper renewable energy and create more wealth and more jobs.

Sean
http://www.greencollareconomy.com

tn requin said...

sleeping bag
tablecloth
travel luggage
car gps
car parts
GPS navigation
portable GPS
lcd tv
flat tv
digital picture frames
unlocked cell phones
wedding dresses
wedding jewelry
chaussures mode
chaussures Femmes
women's shoes
round tablecloth
discount handbags
chaussures sport
chaussures pas cher
fashion bedding
id lanyard
lanyard
creative gadgets
gift ideas
kids wall stickers
wall stickers
bath curtains
kitchen faucet
bathroom faucet

CARA BERIKLAN DI INTERNET said...

This is the perfect blog for anyone who wants to know about this topic. You know so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I really would want...HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a subject thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!

Stop Korupsi Dan Suap Di Indonesia | Stop Korupsi Dan Suap Di Indonesia | Stop Korupsi Dan Suap Di Indonesia | Stop Korupsi Dan Suap Di Indonesia | CARA BERIKLAN DI INTERNET | Stop Korupsi Dan Suap Di Indonesia

Akbar said...

Any possibility wind turbines in the great lakes could help cities like Detroit produce cheaper renewable energy and create more wealth and more jobs.
TV ONLINE - RCTI - TRANS TV - SCTV - GLOBAL - TV - MIVO.TV - TV ONLINE - RCTI - TRANS TV - SCTV - GLOBAL - TV - MIVO.TV
TV ONLINE - RCTI - TRANS TV - SCTV - GLOBAL - TV - MIVO.TV - TV ONLINE - RCTI - TRANS TV - SCTV - GLOBAL - TV - MIVO.TV
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Kacbook - Top Blog - Forum Komunitas Dunia Games
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

download komik naruto bahasa indonesia said...

wow nice ly turbine

naruto bahasa indonesia Kata Kata Bijak Tentang Cinta
baca manga bahasa indonesia
woamu

Penis Enlargement Pills said...

I am thoroughly convinced in this said post. I am currently searching for ways in which I could enhance my knowledge in this said topic you have posted here. It does help me a lot knowing that you have shared this information here freely. I love the way the people here interact and shared their opinions too. I would love to track your future posts pertaining to the said topic we are able to read.

nisioi_cosmin said...

Howdy! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and starting a new project in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a marvellous job!
Remixuri 2011

nisioi_cosmin said...

Howdy! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and starting a new project in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a marvellous job!
Remixuri 2011

konsultan perusahaan said...

I think people fear idea management and innovation because there's a significant number of ideas that simply won't plan out.......Nice statement.....keep posting

belajar internet marketing said...

this day I've been searching for information on various issues, this I found very good and I would like to congratulate you for your work.

parcel lebaran said...

I think that this post is one of the best that i have read in my life, congrats you did a great job,.

delayed orgasm said...

the difference between the content spammers and most corporate innovators is that the smaller

how to avoid premature ejaculation said...

I'm writing to you because I just came across a business that I think has great potential. It lets you save money on almost everything. Make money from almost everything,

konsultan seo said...

If growth is important to a firm, and if growth is dependent on offering existing products and services to new customers

tabungan pendidikan said...

innovation is very natural and happens in the "real world" as new plants and animals colonize new ecological niches.

mengecilkan perut said...

I wonder how you got so good. This is really a fascinating blog, lots of stuff that I can get into. One thing I just want to say is that your Blog is so perfect

how to teach dogs tricks said...

We generally think most specifically about the risk associated with a new product introduction

easy way to get pregnant said...

I would be aware that as somebody who really doesn’t comment to blogs a lot (in actual fact, this may be my first put up), I don’t think the time period “lurker” is very flattering to a non-posting reader.

felicity said...

I look forward to another article. It would be nice to have, too.
stop pre ejaculation
home treatments for hemorrhoids
easy online business
No.1 Natural Cure From Japan
Proven Natural Cure For Eyes

albumfoto said...

I think people fear idea management and innovation because there's a significant number of ideas that simply won't plan out.......Nice statement.....keep posting

perusahan security said...

this day I've been searching for information on various issues, this I found very good and I would like to congratulate you for your work.

design interior jakarta said...

I think that this post is one of the best that i have read in my life, congrats you did a great job,.

asuransi pendidikan said...

the difference between the content spammers and most corporate innovators is that the smaller

jual wine said...

I'm writing to you because I just came across a business that I think has great potential. It lets you save money on almost everything. Make money from almost everything,

coklat valentine said...

If growth is important to a firm, and if growth is dependent on offering existing products and services to new customers

belajar internet marketing said...

innovation is very natural and happens in the "real world" as new plants and animals colonize new ecological niches.

konsultan perusahaan said...

I wonder how you got so good. This is really a fascinating blog, lots of stuff that I can get into. One thing I just want to say is that your Blog is so perfect

kuliner bandung said...

We generally think most specifically about the risk associated with a new product introduction

how to stay erect said...

I would be aware that as somebody who really doesn’t comment to blogs a lot (in actual fact, this may be my first put up), I don’t think the time period “lurker” is very flattering to a non-posting reader.

jay paul said...

I really like your writing style. Such a nice Post, Can’t wait for the next one.

HP - Pavilion 11.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Black

HP - Pavilion 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Red

Anonymous said...

thanks for the info friend or content you created here, I sukali it. greetings from us in. alat sex wanita.
alat vital wanita
alat bantu sex
alat sex murah
jual alat sex
toko obat sex
jual alat bantu wanita
toko alat bantu wanita
alat bantu pria wanita
alat bantu vital
alat bantu wanita dewasa
cara pakai alat bantu wanita