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Old 02-06-2019, 08:18 AM   #4837 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy

If Germany can do it, with about as much sun as Alaska, then almost any place can do it.
That is a big "if" that remains to be seen. And everyone keeps saying "renwable energy" when they should mean to say rebuildable electricity. Which electricity is only 20% of total energy n Germany. The solar PV capacity factor is 12% there. They state that they will shutter 12 GW of coal and 8 GW of nuclear by 2022. Which would take something like nameplate capacities of 20 GW wind and 50 GW solar. In 3 years? And build new interconnections from the offshore North to the factories in the South.
 
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