Articles about solar power and a pair of LNG projects on two different continents ranked among the more popular articles last week among Rigzone’s downstream audience. Read on for details. How Much Solar PV Is Needed for Net Zero Target? For the United States to meet its target of emitting zero net carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, the country would need to deploy 13,412 square miles (34,737 kilometers) – or 0.43 percent of the total Lower 48 land area – with solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays. Such is the conclusion of consulting firm Rystad Energy, which also pointed out that U.S. operational utility solar PV capacity as of last month took up a relatively paltry 654 square miles (1,694 square kilometers). Although the country falls far short in reaching the 2050 goal, Rystad contends the task […]