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Old 06-03-2017, 11:10 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
I don't see why hydroelectric power would affect the demand for water.
I know Texas has decommissioned 2 hydroelectric dams I know of due to water demand.
Problem was if they ran the turbines during the spring and summer when they had water the lake water level would be way down by late summer when it didn't rain enough. Most of Texas is drought or deluge, never get enough rain unless it all comes at once.

Also about china's solar panels, they make pretty much all the rare earth metals. So if the US wanted to produce solar panels we would still have to buy the rare earths from them.
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