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Old 05-16-2018, 08:33 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I figured if it worked as advertised manufacturers would be all over it like flies on stink.
So if it uses 50% more power, it's going to produce more CO2.
If I remember correctly the major cost of aluminum ore smelting is electrical power.
Starting to look like another case of more green washing to me.
If they are trying to bring back something the original aluminum making process it's going to use more like 2x to 5x the electrical power, not 50% more.
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