13 Dec '11, 1pm

Renewable Energy Has Grown a Ton Since 1970 in the US, but…: Filed under: Energy News

Renewable Energy Has Grown a Ton Since 1970 in the US, but…: Filed under: Energy News

David Roberts of Grist recently shared a couple of interesting graphics (in particular, when compared) from Black & Veatch . Here are Roberts’ succinct notes on renewable energy projects visible on the first map (below), which is of renewable energy projects in the U.S. up to 1970: “One, there weren’t very many! Two, they weren’t very big. And three, they were all biomass. In other words, in 1970, renewable energy in the U.S. was effectively nonexistent.”

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