Gallery: New Study Shows How New York Could Be Powered by Sun, Water an...

Despite the current controversy about hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York, a group of scientists from Stanford believe that even a city as large as the Big Apple could be powered by alternative means by the year 2050. In their study, which is scheduled for publication in the journal Energy Policy, the researchers state that it is “economically feasible to convert New York’s all-purpose energy infrastructure to one powered by wind, water and sunlight (WWS)“. Not just that, but they also feel that their strategy would create a host of jobs and save the state billions of dollars in pollution-related costs.

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