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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:43 PM
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8. And the important modifier here is "utility scale."
Solar powering house and building roofs and other built environment would have much less impact on wildlife.
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  -Solar Power Development in US Southwest Could Threaten Wildlife OKIsItJustMe  Dec-09-11 11:44 AM   #0 
  - More than the alternatives?  FBaggins   Dec-09-11 11:54 AM   #1 
  - Yep...  Bob Wallace   Dec-09-11 12:02 PM   #2 
     - FWIW: Im all in favor of south-western solar farms  OKIsItJustMe   Dec-09-11 12:06 PM   #3 
        - Agreed...  Bob Wallace   Dec-09-11 02:18 PM   #7 
  - simple solution - put solar on home rooftops instead of corporate theft mega sites nt  msongs   Dec-09-11 12:08 PM   #4 
  - There's plenty of land that's already been trashed.  hunter   Dec-09-11 12:54 PM   #5 
  - Transmission...  Bob Wallace   Dec-09-11 02:15 PM   #6 
     - Show me a coal plant that's been shut down by solar...  hunter   Dec-09-11 02:56 PM   #9 
        - Coal has been shut down by wind...  Bob Wallace   Dec-09-11 03:32 PM   #11 
           - You act like we'll have a choice.  hunter   Dec-09-11 04:51 PM   #12 
              - "At the moment we see affluent people buying into solar schemes" = Bullpuckey  kristopher   Dec-09-11 04:55 PM   #13 
                 - It's certainly more than just the affluent, but the story you link is deceptive  FBaggins   Dec-09-11 06:46 PM   #15 
                    - History, don't get too hung up on it....  Bob Wallace   Dec-09-11 07:30 PM   #16 
  - And the important modifier here is "utility scale."  dtexdem   Dec-09-11 02:43 PM   #8 
  - New Jersey's utility scale solar program is one of the most sucessful in the nation  kristopher   Dec-09-11 03:07 PM   #10 
  - Scientific Literature Review Finds Opportunities for More Research on Solar Energy Development and  OKIsItJustMe   Dec-09-11 05:31 PM   #14 

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