Kingfish wrote:Now if we could just figure out how to convert that generation to storage without a huge loss.
Scotland has raised its renewable electricity target from 50 percent to 80 percent by 2020.
No doubt about it, the Isle of Britain is aggressively moving towards reducing the carbon footprint, with Scotland leading the way.
vanilla ice wrote:I also wondered why they are on the wrong side of the surface...
I'm guessing maintenance and environmental concerns... look at the size of these guys^ on the boat here!
you could have something much smaller for the same power in water.
mdd0127 wrote:Wow, I wonder why we're getting tornadoes in SW Colorado now???
I'm still convinced those things really screw with weather patterns, and underwater is no better.
Ypedal wrote:Pls take Thorium discussion to this thread :
http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 74#p547774
Kingfish wrote:Update on Atlantic Wind from MSNBC...
Answer to cheap power is blowing in offshore wind
Impressive plans if it can be managed.
Kingfish wrote:MSNBC Today - US: Mid-Atlantic wind farms take step forwardOffshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would leave no major environmental damage, officials said Thursday.
Obama administration Interior Secretary Ken Salazar also said his department also was trying to speed up the process for issuing renewable energy leases. Wind projects off the coasts of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey are being studied.
Dominion Virginia Power is interested in building up to 400 wind turbines in Atlantic waters as soon as they are open for development, officials with that state's largest electric utility told The Associated Thursday.
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