Land Useage

Excluding Nuclear, A natural gas well is the most effective use of land. 

Think for a moment about the amount of land it takes to put in solar and farms. You don't hear about Oil and Gas farms do you?

Clearing green lands for solar panels - check. 

Making farmland un workable due to wind farms - check.

 

One Marcellus Natural Gas Well Pad (1,000 cubic feet of natural gas = 1 kilowatt):

5 acres 

12MMcf/day = 12,000 kw (12 MW)

2400 kw/acre

                                                    

One 2 MW Wind Turbine:

5 acres

34.8% operation (wind doesn't always blow y'all)  = 696 kw

139.20 kw/acre      

  

One 2MW Solar Farm:

8 acres 

24.5% operation (sun doesn't always shine y'all) = 490 kw

8,000 panels & batteries (@ 250 watts/panel)                                      

61.25 kw/acre

  

The 'dirty' word NUCLEAR.

1 Uranium pellet = 1 ton of coal = 2.79 barrel of oil = 17,000 cf natural gas.

1 Gigawatt = 431 wind mills = 3.125 Million solar panels.

640 acres/1 Gigawatt = 1562.5 kw/acre

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