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    Saturday, September 19, 2009

    Desertec – A Real Vision For Solar Energy

    With the announcement of the cancellation of a major solar power plant in the California desert due to the Not-In-My-BackYard (NIMBY) objections of local environmentalists, perhaps it is time to take a look at a real vision of what is possible for New Energy. NewEnergyNews has written about this admirably ambitious project many times. (See DESERT SUN TURNS EUROPE ON) From EUROSUN1 via YouTube

    2 Comments:

    At 3:34 PM, Anonymous Water Crisis said...

    CSP uses four times as much water as a natural gas plant and twice as much as a coal or nuclear plant

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/05/AR2009060501988.html

     
    At 2:06 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

    That's nonsense. Solar thermal power plants can be wet-cooled or dry cooled, just like coal plants (but unlike nuclear plants, whose lower operating temperatures prevent dry cooling).

     

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