Minneapolis buildings could produce up to 18 percent of the city's electricity

Brendon Slotterback has a nice rundown of the solar potential of Minneapolis, concluding that rooftop solar could produce nearly 20 percent of the city’s total demand. It’s a promising number, especially considering that the population density of cities reduces the potential for solar to meet 100 percent of demand. (Suburbs, on the other hand, with their larger roof area-to-population ratio, could do exactly that.)

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