[Vwdiesel] Fw: Power Generation --- ( electrical )
Shirley, Mark R
MarkRShirley at eaton.com
Tue Apr 13 10:43:40 EDT 2004
I think his main beef is that they won't let him generate any power
connected to the grid. That law sucks by the way. I can't stand when
tell you what you can and can't do on your bought and paid for property
that you still
have to rent from the tax man.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gary [mailto:gbangs at cfl.rr.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 9:35 AM
> To: James Hansen
> Cc: VW-Diesel List
> Subject: RE: [Vwdiesel] Fw: Power Generation --- ( electrical )
> I'll answer this one.
> In short, you don't.
> All power produced, no matter the source, is placed on the grid.
> When you sign up for "green" power, whatever amount of power that you
> use, the power utility must buy this power from the green power
> This system still works, because for every Kw placed into the
> grid from
> a green source, one less Kw is generated by conventional means -> less
> pollution in the long run.
> Now, I want to know, how your gov't gets away with paying you "nominal
> cost of generation" at .5 cents/Kw, and yet claim 6 cents on
> their end?
> Are you actually generating surplus power with a windmill? With all of
> your political boondoggles up there, I would think it would
> be easier to
> just charge a bank of batteries for periods of low wind.
> On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 02:50, James Hansen wrote:
> > Hagar, you the generating man, you tell me how I can get
> exclusively green
> > electricity from the same pipe as the dirty hydrocarbon
> generated stuff.
> > Special green filters? I really wanna know... :-)
> > -James
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