The myth of "renewable" energy
Politicians have talked about "renewable" energy for so long that no one questions what it means any longer, writes Dawn Stover at Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , a publication that prides itself on "inform[ing] A the public about threats to the survival and development of humanity from nuclear weapons, climate change, and emerging technologies ... (more)
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#1 Nov 23, 2011
"California’s Blythe Solar Power Project, which will be the world’s largest when it opens in 2013, will require an estimated 600 acre-feet of groundwater annually for washing mirrors, replenishing feedwater, and cooling auxiliary equipment."
Yeah, Ed you might want to verify your copy next time. The Blythe Solar Power Project was sold to a company called Hybridsolar and they have scrapped the concentrating solar and plan to put up thousands of acres of solar PV panels, just like the one's people can put on their homes roofs.
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