Nuclear produces about 800 billion kWh/y. in US It would take 1k wind farms to replace

The US nuclear establishment produces about 800 billion kWh per year. It would only take one thousand of these wind farms (200,000 wind machines, each with the sweep of a football field) to replace the nukes.

Source: Hill, Richard C., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maine, World Watch, Vol. 16, No. 6, November/December 2003, 5.

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