December 11, 2012

(Almost) all the world’s powerplants

From GE, via Ezra Klein’s blog at the Washington Post, this is supposedly a map of all the powerplants in the world, by size and type.

It looks as though they are missing a few.

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Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »

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    Martin Kealey

    Fukushima appears to be missing too.

    1 year ago Reply

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      Martin Kealey

      Or would be if I could read a map properly; please ignore that.

      1 year ago Reply

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    Also: is Europe really that heavy on renewables, or is there something funny going on with overplotting?

    1 year ago Reply

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      Thomas Lumley

      There’s something funny going on with overplotting. Germany, for example, gets about 25% of its energy from renewables.

      1 year ago Reply

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