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Solar power for the UK sounds a bit oxymoronic, but why in heaven's name my homeland isn't throwing all its resources into tidal generation, I have no idea.  Its northern latitutde makes it a natch for powerful tide operated turbines.

Maybe the fumes from burnt oil rot the brain?  we do seem to be getting stupider and stupider.

The difference between theory and practise in practise ...

by DeAnander (de_at_daclarke_dot_org) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:20:39 PM EST
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Actually, the UK is leading in tidal power prototypes, but even so they aren't too ambitious. Also, Northern Germany doesn't get much more Sun than Britain, so they could very well build that, too. But what Britain has most is still wind -- the country could cover all their need with wind. But the support scheme and the activism of anti-wind groups limits development...

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Oct 26th, 2007 at 04:49:18 AM EST
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