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Old 05-15-2019, 11:11 AM   #7 (permalink)
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waste of money

Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
The concentrated solar plants are a huge waste of money and they use natural gas.
Renewable energy storage is a topic of much interest.
Having a thermal phase-change 'battery',for night time power production would be a contribution to that challenge,wouldn't it? Do you object to solar energy with a 100% capacity factor?
And if externalities and hidden costs are properly accounted for in present- day fossil-fuel-fired power-plant electric rates,do the economics of solar not take on a more favorable position?
We're talking about decarbonization after all.
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