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100% MAINE

Transition to 100% wind, water, and solar (WWS) for all purposes
(electricity, transportation, heating/cooling, industry)
Residential rooftop PV
6.4%
Solar PV plants
13.8%

2050

Commercial/govt
rooftop PV
2%
Wave devices
1%

PROJECTED
ENERGY MIX

CSP plants
0%

Geothermal
0%

Onshore wind
35%

Hydroelectric
5.8%

O shore wind
35%

Tidal turbines
1%

40-Year Jobs Created


Number of jobs where a person
is employed for 40 consecutive years

12,900
17,900

Operation jobs:
Construction jobs:
= 2,000

Using WWS electricity for everything, instead of burning fuel, and


improving energy e ciency means you need much less energy
Wind, water, solar

Current demand

-35.2%

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100% MAINE
Transition to 100% wind, water, and solar (WWS) for all purposes
(electricity, transportation, heating/cooling, industry)

Avoided Mortality and Illness Costs

Percentage of Maine Land Needed for


All New WWS Generators

0.06% 1.14%

Avoided health costs per year:

Footprint area

$1.1B

Spacing area

2% of State GDP

Air pollution deaths avoided every year: 140

= 10

Plan pays for itself in as little as 17.4 years from air pollution and climate
cost savings alone

Future Energy Costs 2020-2030


BAU (Business as usual)

Money in Your Pocket


P

WWS (Wind, water, solar)

$500

Annual energy, health, and climate cost savings per person


in 2050: $4,100
U.S. average fossil-fuel energy costs*

10.24 c/kWh
*Health and climate external costs of fossil fuels are another 5.7c/kWh

State average
WWS electricity
costs

Annual energy cost savings per person in 2050: $1,900

6.37 c/kWh

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