Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

IT, Resource Productivity, Environmental Preservation, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Energy Equivalents: Part I

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I’m a sucker for measurement, so when I came across this Solar Thought Experiment I couldn’t resist.

According to Robert Rapier, all electricity consumption in the US is equivalent to … drumroll… every house in america having a solar panel on a south facing roof that is 8.4 square feet.

Go figure.


Author: nigelpm

Associate Professor of Information Systems, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Helping organizations to navigate digital transformation.

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