Down the Docks

July 28, 2006

More Power

Filed under: Environment — ealing @ 12:07 am

In response to my entry on power a couple of months ago, my loyal reader writes:

“[W]hy are you against biomass? I thought it a rather good idea. Secondly, I think there is another promising technology that you’ve not mentioned. Micro-generation. It invloves people generating electricity from their own gas boilers in their houses and then supplying this back to the grid. Apparently, “the grid” in it’s current form is inefficient and this would help a lot. Also, I think it makes individula boilers more efficient.”

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April 19, 2006

Nuclear Power

Filed under: Current Affairs, Environment — ealing @ 7:31 am

My previous post on power got a reaction about my inclusion of nuclear so far up the list. I'm not the only one who thinks nuclear isn't such a bad idea, but nuclear power is in the headlines for another reason right now: it's the twentieth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

April 7, 2006

Power

Filed under: Environment — ealing @ 12:04 am

Those who know me will often have heard me spouting off on one environmental topic or another. I thought it would be unfair on them not to inflict the same on my loyal reader. So I’ll start with the subject of power.

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