[permaculture] Infeasible power fantasies (Was: Energy-Energy Policy-Bioregional Design-The Sustainability of Biofuels.US.FL)

jedd jedd at progsoc.org
Fri Jun 15 20:51:39 EDT 2007


On Sat, 16 Jun 2007, Kenneth Benway wrote:
> Solar should meet nearly 100% of Florida's energy needs.

 Should is such a useful word, isn't it.

 Anyhoo, how do you propose to supply energy when the
 sun isn't shining?

 Have you calculated the surface area that would need to be
 covered with PVC's in order to provide the necessary power?

 Jedd.



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