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Tuesday, 26 October 2010

What are the problems of relying on renewable technology? (Part 1)

This is the first part of a two-part article dealing with renewable technology and asking how efficient it is and whether it can be relied upon to replace fossil fuels on its own. At the present time, this looks dubious. The first part of this article looks at solar power. Both this and the article that follows it relies upon the Power Density Primer articles written by Manitoba University Professor Vaclav Smil as a stimulus for discussion.

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