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To: george76; The_Victor; RockinRight

Total energy subsidies for each type of generation. From Power Magazine

http://www.powermag.com/issues/departments/speaking_of_power/Busting-Myths_3463_p2.html Most of the nuclear subsidy comes from counting the Price-Anderson Act limiting the external property damage claims from a total meltdown and release of the fuel. All of the oil/natural gas subsidy comes from the depletion allowance on federal taxes. The wind and solar subsidies do not count the law mandating that solar and wind generating facilities do not have to pay the unavailability charges to the grid operator.

8 posted on 05/25/2011 10:38:20 AM PDT by nuke rocketeer (File CONGRESS.SYS corrupted: Re-boot Washington D.C (Y/N)?)
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http://www.powermag.com/issues/departments/speaking_of_power/Busting-Myths_3463_p2.html


9 posted on 05/25/2011 10:39:26 AM PDT by nuke rocketeer (File CONGRESS.SYS corrupted: Re-boot Washington D.C (Y/N)?)
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Onf the list, my two favorite are landfill gass and “solid waste”. They are great for solving other issues, and using the vent gas for energy. With land fill gas, it means I don’t have to pump or burn off the methane from certain fills. Solid waste is from a bio digester, which makes gas a by product of waste digestion. Again something you need to do anyway, and it is better than flaring it off.

The gas does eat up boiler burners though, and is only really useful in certain applications where you have a lot of it available.


10 posted on 05/25/2011 11:27:07 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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