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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-07-10 10:42 PM
Response to Reply #30
40. It doesn't really work that way
unless you're talking about hydro.

With wind and solar, you can't really switch it on like you can other peakers.
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  -'Whoosh' sound of wind turbines too loud for some Francesca9  Oct-05-10 10:58 PM   #0 
  - Nimby dumbasses n/t  Chulanowa   Oct-05-10 11:01 PM   #1 
  - Not Nimby. Banana.  A HERETIC I AM   Oct-05-10 11:04 PM   #3 
     - LOL! nt  blondeatlast   Oct-06-10 08:49 AM   #21 
     - Spot on  madokie   Oct-09-10 06:02 AM   #47 
  - Reactor down the road is very quiet and runs when there is no wind..  Pavulon   Oct-05-10 11:04 PM   #2 
  - And radioactive waste is also extremely quiet.  krispos42   Oct-06-10 12:07 AM   #5 
  - Silently rearranging DNA -- just like Blue Star Acid  Dogmudgeon   Oct-06-10 01:47 AM   #9 
  - Coal or Nuclear are required for base load generation.  Pavulon   Oct-06-10 07:32 AM   #12 
  - Then what do you recommend for load following?  ThomWV   Oct-06-10 08:53 AM   #22 
     - Renewables for non base load. Nuclear to cover what renewables can not(nt)  Pavulon   Oct-06-10 05:12 PM   #30 
        - Baseload is only needed when you use large scale centralized generation  kristopher   Oct-07-10 02:50 PM   #31 
        - How is it so possible for so many to not see that?  madokie   Oct-09-10 06:07 AM   #48 
        - It doesn't really work that way  XemaSab   Oct-07-10 10:42 PM   #40 
  - Nuclear power supporters have trust in the nuclear industry  kristopher   Oct-07-10 02:53 PM   #32 
  - most poisons work silently. nt  awoke_in_2003   Oct-06-10 12:15 AM   #7 
  - And leaves extremely toxic waste  Nostradammit   Oct-06-10 12:46 AM   #8 
     - No just Nevada, and we dropped real nuclear weapons on them  Pavulon   Oct-06-10 07:33 AM   #13 
  - And I literally have an airport in my back yard.  notadmblnd   Oct-05-10 11:23 PM   #4 
  - give me "whoosh" any day. nt  awoke_in_2003   Oct-06-10 12:14 AM   #6 
  - How many self righteous progressives live near a wind farm or would live next to a national airport  stray cat   Oct-06-10 06:53 AM   #10 
  - I have lived near wind farms.  LWolf   Oct-06-10 07:56 AM   #15 
  - Studies show that housing near wind farms increases in value compared...  kristopher   Oct-08-10 06:59 PM   #42 
  - Less than 9 miles from JFK here . .  annabanana   Oct-09-10 08:59 AM   #53 
  - Constant regular noise and vibration is terribly disruptive, even if you think you're ignoring it. I  Brickbat   Oct-06-10 07:11 AM   #11 
  - You're think you don't notice it until  pipi_k   Oct-06-10 08:04 AM   #16 
  - i have a friend who lives in the country -- house is situated so that it feels very isolated, though  Hannah Bell   Oct-09-10 04:03 AM   #44 
     - It's even hard to get used to if someone has lived in a suburb  pipi_k   Oct-09-10 08:52 AM   #51 
  - I don't think its that much different  rbixby   Oct-06-10 09:33 AM   #23 
     - Health effects of constant noise and vibration aren't well studied, but there are some that link  Brickbat   Oct-06-10 10:12 AM   #24 
  - I don't sleep in my bedroom because it faces the I-15 freeway  itsrobert   Oct-06-10 07:44 AM   #14 
  - I used to live underneath the outbound flight path...  a la izquierda   Oct-06-10 08:12 AM   #17 
  - We get used to noises that occur regularly.  MineralMan   Oct-06-10 08:30 AM   #18 
  - Perhaps there is something wrong with the turbines.  MadHound   Oct-06-10 08:46 AM   #19 
  - +1  kristopher   Oct-07-10 02:57 PM   #33 
  - The traffic in front of my house is noisy too.  laureloak   Oct-06-10 08:47 AM   #20 
  - My dentist has windmills that don't make any noise.  Doremus   Oct-06-10 12:11 PM   #25 
  - Fossil fuels are too wasteful for me. n/t  alp227   Oct-06-10 02:41 PM   #26 
  - Jokes aside, I've heard they are pretty loud...  4_TN_TITANS   Oct-06-10 02:46 PM   #27 
  - a little noise today is SOOO much more important than trying not to fyck the future to death.  stuntcat   Oct-06-10 02:47 PM   #28 
  - My favorite thread EVAH on DU was a wind turbine thread where I thoroughly schooled an anti-wind  apocalypsehow   Oct-06-10 02:57 PM   #29 
  - Easy for you to say  RamboLiberal   Oct-07-10 03:27 PM   #35 
     - "Boo-hoo...mean 'ole clean energy makes me miss my beauty sleep! Boo-hoo!"  apocalypsehow   Oct-07-10 10:34 PM   #36 
  - Maybe some of those who live near wind farms have valid complaints  RamboLiberal   Oct-07-10 03:14 PM   #34 
  - I think we need to require that roads be locate no closer than 1.25 miles from any residence..  Fumesucker   Oct-09-10 08:55 AM   #52 
  - Yeah, because we should just keep building those coal plants -  donco6   Oct-07-10 10:38 PM   #37 
  - Maybe we can buy them off with Sun Chips in the old style biodegradable bags  Stinky The Clown   Oct-07-10 10:40 PM   #38 
  - Gimme a wind spill, which is common here in the form of hurricanes, before another oil spill.  AlabamaLibrul   Oct-07-10 10:41 PM   #39 
  - I can't stand the "whirr" of nuclear reactor intake valves  Canuckistanian   Oct-07-10 10:47 PM   #41 
  - that reminds me of the people  JesterCS   Oct-09-10 03:56 AM   #43 
  - Thats the sound of easy money for farmers!  B Calm   Oct-09-10 06:00 AM   #45 
  - Thats the sound of easy money for farmers!  B Calm   Oct-09-10 06:00 AM   #46 
  - Don't forget the pants that make that "whoosh" noise. nt  MellowDem   Oct-09-10 08:31 AM   #49 
  - They were built by GE not by the world leader in wind generators  Ichingcarpenter   Oct-09-10 08:40 AM   #50 

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