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  •  The long term solution for wind is airborne (0+ / 0-)

    That eliminates most of the intermittent issues. But it's far from ready for "prime time" and ground based wind married with solar, storage and efficiency will likely get us where we need to be.

    When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 01:28:48 AM PST

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    •  I hope you're right (0+ / 0-)

      but am extremely skeptical.  What type of storage do you have in mind?  The only large-scale type I know of is balancing water levels behind dams with grid output.

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