20 Aug '11, 5am

How Much Solar Do You Need [Graphic]

How Much Solar Do You Need [Graphic]

took a stab at answering the question: “How big a backyard do you need to live off of the land? “ It turns out, plants like corn, wheat, fruits, grains, and vegetables take a lot of space. Also, to offset the electricity required to power the average home in the U.S., which consumes about 11,040 kWh per year, one needs about 375 square feet of solar PV , or 25 average efficiency solar panels getting seven hours of sun. Check out the full infographic:

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