Energy Fact – Comparing land use of solar, wind, coal, nuclear, hydro and biomass

Land Required for Generating Electricity

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How do the land footprints compare for electricity generation? (pdf)

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How much land is required to generate electricity with solar, wind, coal, nuclear, and hydro?



Fact Code: g104