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Electrical EngineeringQ&A LibraryAssuming a global population of 9 billion people, each using approximately 100 W of power continuously throughout the day, calculate the total land area that would have to be set aside for photovoltaic power generation, assuming 800 W/m2 of incident solar power and a conversion efficiency (sunlight to electricity) of 10%. The total land area that would have to be set aside for photovoltaic power generation is km2.Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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Assuming a global population of 9 billion people, each using approximately 100 W of power continuously throughout the day, calculate the total land area that would have to be set aside for photovoltaic power generation, assuming 800 W/m^{2} of incident solar power and a conversion efficiency (sunlight to electricity) of 10%.

The total land area that would have to be set aside for photovoltaic power generation is km^{2}.

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