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Old 12-09-2010, 08:17 AM   #198 (permalink)
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So, the reason the natural gas electricity plants can be so much more efficient is cogeneration -- you could have the gas turbines, then use the heat to power steam turbines, and then use the heat for nearby buildings. Copenhagen (apparently) has their efficiency up around 80% by doing this sort of thing.

Sounds great to me! And it makes electric cars look even better.
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