Prospecting Tools for Smarter Renewable Energy Development

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Solar panels and wind turbines represent a huge opportunity for the immediate implementation of clean, renewable, energy. That said, neither solar nor wind can be the ideal solution in all places. Determining when to use which tool, Good writes, is critically important for a successful large-scale renewable energy system.Good explains:

How much energy we can generate with wind and solar power projects depends, of course, on the wind and the sun. So being smart about where we put solar panels and turbines is pretty important. A company called 3TIER has made a business out of providing "prospecting tools" for renewable energy.

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