MAP OF THE DAY: The Potential For Solar Energy In The United States

This interactive graphic from the US Department of Energy shows the Solar energy potential in different areas of the country.

Even in the most overcast regions of the country (aka Twilight territory) 100,000 square feet of solar panels (that’s about one baseball field) can power over 850 homes.

In most areas of the country it’s well over 1,000.

Now some people may say solar panels are ugly, but I’d take them over pollution any day of the week.

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