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Originally posted by diehard_democrat
Apparently the city is generating electricity so that they can light up our atmostphere, am I wrong?
Originally posted by SpookyVince
The father of a good friend of mine is working as "high" staff in the biggest electricity plant in Belgium, the Mol nuclear plant, and he explained to me...
To keep the cost of electricity as low as possible, the output should be as constant as possible. For that, if the roads are lit at night, it compensates for daytime electricity not needed at night. And believe it or not, he is right...
I suppose that light pollution is a necessary evil...
Originally posted by E_T
So instead that production would be made to correspond need of electricity markets are adjusted to make big corporations happy.
(which is general direction of this capitalistic globalisation, instead of adjusting markets to correspond needs of people/countries it's those which are "adjusted" to correspond capitalism/corporations greed)
Originally posted by shaunybaby
if these things are implimented now then there is no need to worry when oil runs out. we can already build electric cars so why do we use petrol and diesel ones?