How Green Energy Is Tangled Up In Blue

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Deepwater Wind Turbines Are Gigantic! See The Little Man On Top?
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Here is a post from Huff Puff under their section called – Green Energy, Take Action
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Title: What It Will Take to Power 23 Million Homes With Offshore Wind
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Quote:
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” For the first time, the United States government has outlined a strategy to tap an enormous source of renewable energy—offshore wind.
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” How much? According to the report, titled The National Offshore Wind Strategy, as much as 86,000 megawatts of electricity could be generated by offshore wind by 2050—enough to power 23 million homes while reducing the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 1.8 percent.
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” It won’t be easy. The plan envisions rows of giant turbines anchored off nearly every U.S. coastline within 30 years. So far, only one offshore project has made the leap from planning to construction—the Deepwater Wind project off Rhode Island. Work has nearly wrapped up on the five-turbine, 30-megawatt, $300 million venture, and it is scheduled to go online in November. “
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Unquote.
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Each of the five giant wind turbines produce 6 megawatts each.
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They built 5 of them for $300,000,000.00, three hundred million, so they are $60,000,000.00 each. Sixty million each.
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Twenty-three million homes need 82,000 megawatts, so if each wind turbine produces 6 megawatts, we would need to build 14,333 of them, and at $60,000,000.00 each, we would have to spend $860,000,000,000.00, which is 860 billion dollars.
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So, for nearly a trillion bucks over 30 years, we can reduce emissions 1.8%.
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That is the stupidest fucking thing I ever heard of. It is awesomely, mind numbingly stupid.
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Rich countries have to reduce emissions 10% per year for 50 years, just for a 50% chance of avoiding  2°C.
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What will the new age of extreme super storms and accelerated sea level rise do to these windmills?
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Windmills only last 30 years under ideal conditions and super-storms and accelerated sea level rise are not ideal.
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People will be forced to move away from the coasts when super-storms hit, and seas start to rise one meter every decade, as James Hansen warns us. This will begin about 10 years after they are built. They won’t even last 30 years.
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I can’t fucking believe how fucking stupid green energy people are.
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