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Worldwide energy consumption in 1999 was 377 quadrillion BTUs, which is approximately 92.5 quintillion kWh. Solar energy accounts for less than 0.01% of that amount.

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Solar energy pitched to West Rockhill

West Rockhill could cut its electric bills by more than half a million dollars over 25 years by installing solar panels, township resident Jim Miller, who has solar panels at his home, said at the West Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors Aug. 19 meeting. (full story)

Research and Markets: Solar Energy Market in India 2014 - 2022

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Solar Energy Market in India 2014 - 2022" report to their o (full story)

Work starts on solar energy plant

Ground preparation work recently started on a $16 million project to build Sandoval County's first s ... (full story)

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Estimated Worldwide energy consumption so far this year
(1 kWh = 3413BTU)

1999 World Production of Primary Energy (Quadrillion (10x15) Btu)
Petroleum 149.70
Natural Gas 87.31
Coal 84.90
Hydroelectric 27.10
Nuclear 25.25
Geothermal, solar, wind, wood waste 2.83
Source: US DOE EIA




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