Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Charts #42: Offshore Wind

 This is an interesting chart from the Economist last month. Optimal offshore wind locations are at a certain latitude and we just need to build 500k offshore wind turbine to contribute to 7.5% of global energy output.

Offshore wind

Well, we are not starting from zero, we have 7,000 today. And to power the whole world, we just need to 7 million wind turbines at these optimal locations.

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