Desert Military Bases Could Be Boon To Solar

Military bases in the California desert could host seven gigawatts of solar power installations — roughly equivalent to the output of seven nuclear plants — according to a study commissioned by the Department of Defense. Study director Robert Kwartin discusses the report.

Segment Guests

Robert Kwartin

Robert Kwartin is the Vice President and Director of the Renewable Energy Practice. He’s based in Fairfax, Virginia.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata was Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.