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  1. COOL COBRA

    COOL COBRA Hell Yes! Established Member

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    I want an EC also!
    But I also enjoy things like premature ejaculation, hangnails, stepping barefoot on lego's...
     
  2. Blown 89

    Blown 89 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Most solar installations have batteries and snow generally slides off on it of solar panels on its own. The panels will also heat up enough to melt any residual snow. That's why you'll see snow covered roofs with clean solar panels. If anything snow is good for the panels because it cleans them as they heat up and melt the snow. Really not an issue.
     
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    BrunotheBoxer POWERLIFTING MASTER RACE Established Member

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    This week in liberalism changing things that arent broken.
     
  4. Blown 89

    Blown 89 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I agree. I saw the writing on the wall for Trump last summer and I'm guessing Biden's presidency will drive the price so I started research and shopping to make the move to EV as I spend just shy of $500 a month on gas and it will get worse once my son starts school. It was pretty clear that a PHEV was the more versatile choice.
     
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  5. PhoenixM3

    PhoenixM3 Hello Kitty Slayer Premium Member Established Member

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    Something tells me that there has to be preventive maintenance issues with the affected wind mills.... Wrong lubrication, maintenance periodicity is wrong, etc... In other words, human error and not a system design flaw/failure.
     
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    2013GT'ed Active Member Established Member

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    Thorium nuclear power plants augmented with *green* energy would be our best bet.
     
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  7. dynasty_v6

    dynasty_v6 Active Member Established Member

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    This, solar (and wind) is a joke compared to nuclear

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  8. me32

    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Moderator

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    Lol you dont get out much do you. Most have back up generators. You should know you live in Ca
     
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    I want to know what their plan is in the Midwest and Gulf States when flooding from heavy rains and Hurricanes or Tropical Storms occur...
     
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    Nuclear ? GA spent billions of taxpayer money on two plants that after 20 years still are not up...SC gave up on it costly nuclear venture and left taxpayers billions in the hole
     
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    Print more money, problem solved.
     
  12. Serpent

    Serpent Bike or Cobra? Established Member

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    I haven't left my house since covid began. /s
     
  13. mustangbee

    mustangbee Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yup and you can use many of them as generators to power your home and they use less gas and aren't noisy. Even some regular hybrids can.

    Power outage in Texas: Man uses F-150 generator to heat home
     
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  14. Booky

    Booky Who's Pick'n The Banjo Here? Established Member

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    Frozen turbines were still an issue for the state, because it was unprepared for the winter ice and snow. Turbines can be “winterized,” or made snow-ready, given that wind turbines have been operating in regions like Antarctica. Experts pointed out that many of Texas’ power generators, including natural gas plants and wind turbines, have not made the necessary upgrades to be ready for such conditions.

    Were Frozen Wind Turbines in Texas a Major Factor in Power Outages?

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    No, none of this is true.
     
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  16. PhoenixM3

    PhoenixM3 Hello Kitty Slayer Premium Member Established Member

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    Called it.
     
  17. Relaxed Chaos

    Relaxed Chaos Faster! Established Member

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    The best future energy solution should be picked by the free market. The government should not pick energy winners and losers or back any potential market solution, and can't without a bunch of unintended consequences.

    It's possible the government could fund basic research that corporations can't justify due to zero payback.

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    Mostly the ice all over the blades was the issue. From freezing rain.
     
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    CLN 6R Well-Known Member Established Member

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    No issue here.

    HTH

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  20. Blown 89

    Blown 89 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Sorry to break it to you but it is. Frameless panels sheet off snow well and will generally run 20* hotter than the ambient temperature. Light also diffuses through lighter snow falls and still generates electricity at a reduced capacity.
     
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