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Old 01-28-2013, 02:42 PM   #418 (permalink)
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I'll just re-park this.

Originally Posted by Arragonis View Post
In a perfect world imagined from the 1930s via Popular Mechanics then maybe, just maybe - along with personal helicopters and jet-packs. These guys (below) have a standpoint (Nuclear) but the points they make are valuable in bringing this back to the real world...

The myth of renewable energy | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

One this article fails to mention is that the infrastructure requires maintenance - windmills only last 5-15 years at the outside - so this commitment to them is ongoing if you want to keep using the power they make.
EDIT - And maybe I'll check in at the weekend.
[I]So long and thanks for all the fish.[/I]