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« on: May 28, 2019, 08:48:10 AM »

https://cleantechnica.com/2019/05/27/100-renewable-does-not-necessarily-mean-zero-carbon/

Using annual accounting, a 100% solar strategy in 2025 would reduce carbon emissions by 119% of a hypothetical company’s carbon footprint. Using hourly emissions, however, that number drops to only 66%, the study says. For a 100% wind power strategy, annual averages indicate 131% carbon reductions are possible but that actually increases slightly to 135% using hourly data
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