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One Man’s AMAZING Plan To Replace Non-Renewable Energy

A Small Victory For Japanese Nuclear Residents & One Man’s AMAZING Plan To Replace Non-Renewable Energy Collective Evolution, June 4, 2014 by Jeff Roberts see-this.wayhttp://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/06/04/a-small-victory-for-japanese-nuclear-residents-one-mans-amazing-plan-to-replace-non-renewable-energy/ “…….. VIDEO: One man’s AMAZING plan to replace non-renewable energy The big oil, gas, coal and nuclear companies claim that we need those energy sources in order to power America. Good news: it’s a myth. Mark Diesendorf – Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Institute of Environmental Studies, UNSW at the University of New South Wales – notes: The deniers and scoffers repeatedly utter the simplistic myth that renewable energy is intermittent and therefore cannot generate base-load (that is, 24-hour) power. Detailed computer simulations, backed up with actual experience with wind power overseas, show that the scoffers are wrong. Several countries, including Australia with its huge renewable energy resources, could make the necessary transition to an electricity generation system comprising 100 per cent renewable energy over a few decades. Diesendorf gave an update earlier this month:

Ben Elliston, Iain MacGill and I have performed thousands of computer simulations of 100% renewable electricity in the National Electricity Market(NEM), using actual hourly data on electricity demand, wind and solar power for 2010. Our latest research, available here and reported here, finds that generating systems comprising a mix of different commercially available renewable energy technologies, located on geographically dispersed sites, do not need base load power stations to achieve the same reliability as fossil-fuelled systems. The old myth was based on the incorrect assumption that base load demand can only be supplied by base load power stations; for example, coal in Australia and nuclear in France. However, the mix of renewable energy technologies in our computer model, which has no base load power stations, easily supplies base load demand.

Similarly, Dr. Mark Jacobson – the head of Stanford University’s Atmosphere and Energy Program, who has written numerous books and hundreds of scientific papers on climate and energy, and testified before Congress numerous times on those issues – has run a series of computer simulations based on actual historical energy usage data. Jacobson found that the U.S. can meet all of its energy needs with a mix of wind, solar and hydropower. The difference between a failed alternative energy pipe dream and a viable alternative energy strategy is in having the right mix …and that takes sophisticated computer simulations using historical data. Jacobson’s study started several years ago by matching California’s historical power demand with available wind, solar and other renewable energy sources: Jacobson has now developed specific plans for each of the 50 states on how to do it. Click on a state to see the specific energy mix which Dr. Jacobson’s team has found would provide 100% sustainable energy. Watch the must see presentation of Jacobson in the video below! And he shows that the wind-water-solar combination is superior to nuclear, “clean” coal, natural gas and biofuels. As one example, Jacobson notes that it takes at least 11 years to permit and build a nuclear plant, whereas it takes less than half that time to fire up a wind or solar farm. Between the application for a nuclear plant and flipping the switch, power is provided by conventional energy sources …currently 55-65% coal. Nuclear also puts out much more pollution (including much more CO2) than windpower, and 1.5% of all the nuclear plants built have melted down. More information herehere and here. A banker for one of the world’s biggest banks also notes that switching to alternative energy provides certainty in energy pricing … and is usually a less expensive source of energy when long-term costs are factored in. So why haven’t we made the switch? It’s no secret that the fossil fuel/nuclear companies hold a massive amount of power with their accumulated wealth. These mega bodies are doing everything they can to make sure that their industries stay in power. However with that being said, it should be known that with enough of our joint effort we have the power to change all of this. For the sake of our planet and all living beings on it, spread the word and make renewable energy a priority in your life today!

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June 5, 2014 - Posted by | renewable, USA

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