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  •  Deserts are good places to put solar collectors (0+ / 0-)

    Remotely sited solar loses as much or more in transmission as is gained by slightly higher insolation.  Transmission is costly ($10 + million/mile), highly inefficient and slow to permit and build.  The use of sulfur hexafluoride or SF6 in power transformers and circuit breakers contributes to GHG emissions as does digging up highly calcified (and carbon sequestering) desert soils.   We don't have time to repeat the same old energy mistakes folks.  Distributed point of use solar is cheaper, faster and smarter.  More at:


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