Can America's energy supply run without any nuclear power, using only wind and solar energy plants?

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  • 10 years ago
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    Currently, no, because we don't have the delivery technology or a national grid.

    But that is no reason to not *start* doing it; why should we be reliant on an energy source that has a finite quantity?

    And re Feinstein's comment, she didn't say that she was only concerned about the "aesthetics" of the project; her objection was that the land in question had been donated or purchased by conservationists with the intent that they would be protected forever, not used for energy projects.

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  • 10 years ago

    No, because liberals like Diane Feinstein are against solar energy to the point of stopping the installation of panels in the Mojave because it "ruins the aesthetics of the desert," her words, not mine, after supporting solar energy research for so many years... and liberals are against wind power because of the noise and the lubricants for the propellers.

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  • 3 years ago

    If we switched over all of our nuclear flowers to wind and photograph voltaic then the final public of the country would be without means. photograph voltaic and wind create quite low quantities of means whilst placed next to a nuclear means plant.

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  • 10 years ago

    Yes, but it would turn us into a primitive society. We would have to stop using 99% of the energy we use.

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  • 10 years ago

    Not as it stands today. And the cost would be astronomical, in materials, manpower and space requirements. The pollution created would be phenomenal.

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  • 10 years ago

    Only if you want to sit in a dark and cold house at night.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Obama doesn't have a clue what he is talking about. let the scientist do the job.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Currently no, but we could develop that level over the next 40-50 years if we were serious about it.

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  • 10 years ago

    Not right now.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    No.

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