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Project 929: Mapping the Solar, 2013
A durational performance as a 460 mile bicycle ride to drag a piece of chalk to physically and symbolically draw a line around an area that would be large enough to create the worlds largest solar farm - one that could provide enough energy for the entire United States.
“If a concentrated solar power system was built that was a hundred mile by hundred mile square in size out in the Southwest (United States), which has some of the best solar resources in the entire world, or you covered 1 percent of the country’s land with photovoltaics, either strategy would be more than enough to meet the country’s entire energy demand. The sky really is the limit.”
- Cliff Chen, The Union of Concerned Scientists
Visit the blog for this project which took place in May of 2013 http://project929.tumblr.com