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Paul Fitzgerald
04-11-2007, 07:07 PM
Global warming? Energy crisis? bah!

http://www.smh.com.au/news/environment/hot-rock-power-the-way-ahead/2007/04/11/1175971183212.html

Nicholas Carey
04-11-2007, 07:14 PM
I like it. Not a bad cost differential (AU $45/megawatt-hour v. $35/megawatt-hour for coal), and probably a wash if you consider the downstream costs from coal-fired power plant in the way of air/water pollution, greenhouse gas production, etc, from the coal-fired power plants and the costs of the environmental damage done by the coal mines themselves.

Paul Fitzgerald
04-11-2007, 07:22 PM
Now if we could just find a way for wood to replace plastics, we could use up all that excess CO2 and put those pesky Arabs back in their hole......