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How much Wind vs Nuclear to Power the World in 2100?

Minimum Requirements to supply global electricity by 2100 Assumptions: Population: 15,000,000,000 kWh/capita/year: 7,000 Wind Assumed Installation cost: $1M/1MW Spacing: 6x diameter Necessary installed generation capacity: 11,986,301,370kW Assumed Replacement Factor (Gross Unit Wind for Gross Unit Conventional): 25 (4%) Replacement Factor … Continue reading

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