Could solar energy power nearly half of the US electric grid by 2050?
Product Manager - Energy Transition
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The US Department of Energy recently released a report showing almost half of the country’s electricity could come from solar by 2050. Using Wood Mackenzie's Lens Power platform, we assess the feasibility of this ambitious target by:
- Exploring the US generation mix today
- Discovering Wood Mackenzie’s current outlook out to 2050
- Seeing how much capacity will be added each year
- Examining LCOE over time