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leveymg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-11 09:36 PM
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4. They just need to buy some good ol' Made in the USA Clean Coal! Clean Coal, Safe Nukes,
and some lovely Alberta Tar Sand.

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  -Dutch fall out of love with windmills PoliticAverse  Nov-20-11 09:07 PM   #0 
  - Aw, that's disappointing. :( nt  gateley   Nov-20-11 09:09 PM   #1 
  - Yikes. If the Dutch can't make it work nobody can. n/t  kickysnana   Nov-20-11 09:20 PM   #2 
  - Welcome to the future of austerity  NickB79   Nov-20-11 09:34 PM   #3 
  - They just need to buy some good ol' Made in the USA Clean Coal! Clean Coal, Safe Nukes,  leveymg   Nov-20-11 09:36 PM   #4 
  - I smell bull-sheiss  izquierdista   Nov-20-11 09:39 PM   #5 
  - Yup- I think you're onto something - something is rotten etc.  NBachers   Nov-20-11 09:41 PM   #6 
  - The turbines are already privatized. Owned by Royal Dutch Shell  wtmusic   Nov-20-11 09:48 PM   #8 
     - Perhaps you posted in the wrong place.  kristopher   Nov-20-11 10:56 PM   #10 
  - Another country meeting climate change head on by burning coal.  wtmusic   Nov-20-11 09:44 PM   #7 
  - Still trying to deceive people? Holland gets about 20% of its electricity from wind.  kristopher   Nov-20-11 10:32 PM   #9 
     - Electricity from all renewable sources in the Netherlands in 2010 was about 9% of total consumption  PoliticAverse   Nov-21-11 10:17 AM   #12 
        - You're right - and the thing is I knew it when I posted... Mea cupla  kristopher   Nov-21-11 10:45 AM   #13 
        - Hidden oil.  CJvR   Nov-21-11 02:35 PM   #14 
           - That's a good point. I thought it odd that they included 'waste incineration' as 'renewable'. n/t  PoliticAverse   Nov-21-11 03:58 PM   #15 
           - No, it is routinely included.  kristopher   Nov-21-11 04:10 PM   #16 
           - Even so, waste incineration has remained steady over the years, according to the chart  NickB79   Nov-21-11 04:22 PM   #17 
  - Some statistics on wind in the Netherlands from the Central Bureau of Statistics...  PoliticAverse   Nov-21-11 09:31 AM   #11 
  - Why not build them on-shore, but near the shoreline?  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 06:43 PM   #18 
     - It is cost vs production  kristopher   Nov-21-11 08:49 PM   #19 
        - If the gain is 30-40%, if I had a choice  AtheistCrusader   Nov-22-11 12:51 AM   #20 
           - That is only part of it, there are two more things to consider.  kristopher   Nov-22-11 05:48 AM   #21 
 

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