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Old 11-15-2018, 10:50 AM   #3737 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
I'm not seeing insurmountable hurdles.
Dense energy surplus being the critical concept. The wishful thinking of the Roadmap to Renewables team determined that with all gains in efficiency in place from complete electrification and conversion to hydrogen, that the current USA primary energy consumption could be reduced from 3.1TW to 1.6TW. Further analysis determined that the best mix of solar, wind, hydro, and storage. would require 160,000 square miles of land and near shore area use and full power continent wide grid ties. So, while technically not impossible, all of this is highly infeasible. Things will be much smaller and simpler after the carbon pulse.
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