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Re: Re: Summary A
>>You probably meen fusion. Maybe eventually, but in the present political
>>climate not a chance. Renewable produces too little power and has too
>>health and safty problems. Utilities here are figuring on natural gas
>>fuel cells as the next big wave in power plants. Probably the basic power
>>for the next 40 years or more.
>Yes, I meant fusion. What kind of health problems does renewable energy
>have? Are solar-panels also dangerous?
Mainly industrial accident problems. Solar especially causes a lot of
induystrial accident per amount of power since its a lot of little
Renewable is a grab bag term. So the problems would depend on the system.
Bio mass obviously would take up a lot of land and have ecological impacts,
and polution effects from burning. Wind and tide systems tend to chew up
animals that get in the way and take up a lot of relestate, and of course
have cronic relyabilty problems (you ever try to schedule a selected wind