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Originally posted by pai mei
Australia plans to build one with a collection area of 7km in diameter.
Spain built one with an area of 244 m diameter, it worked for 8 years and generated some 50MW at it's maximum, until it was closed due to "structural problems"
I would like to see these towers wherever there is room for them, their simplicity is inspiring
[edit on 3-12-2007 by pai mei]
. . . EnviroMission is also cognisant that development certainty has never appeared more challenged
than after the former Federal Liberal Government’s award of substantial Low Emission Technology
Demonstration Fund (LETDF) grants to ‘clean coal’ technologies ahead of renewable energy
That challenge was further increased following the then Federal Liberal Government’s call for nuclear
energy development as the panacea to Australia’s future electricity needs.
Originally posted by Bluess
thanks for this post all alternative polutionfree energy is the way to go!
Originally posted by fingapointa
On the other hand, the new Prime Minister ratified the Kyoto Protocol, five minutes after being sworn in. Who knows what could happen?