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  •  Don't forget (6+ / 0-)

    a big stimulus package to improve electrical transmission so that wind/renewable energy is readily available for almost everywhere, from almost everywhere (for instance wind energy from Texas can power Chicago).

    •  There's plenty of wind closer to Chicago (2+ / 0-)
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      for instance wind energy from Texas can power Chicago.
      than Texas.  There's a good windy band across the middle of Illinois, another one in northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin, and a very windy area in northwest Iowa.  Let Texas send it's excess wind power east to the rest of the ex-Confederate states, most of which are in a terrible "wind desert".  

      Renewable energy brings national global security.     

      by Calamity Jean on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 10:03:45 AM PST

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