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Renewable Energy Technology faces same challenges as new carbon tech - fact or fallacy claims

Monday 17 June 2013

In the search for fuels and energy sources that act as a replacement to Oil, there's much hype and claims that need to be tested. In much the same as claims about carbon capture technology being built onto existing coal fired power stations seem to lack both viability and credibility (in my view), the same assessment criteria ought to be applied to things like wind energy. Which is why this article at Gizmag has earned a place here as a recommended article for reading. Titled 'Dodgy Wind? Why 'innovative turbines' are often anything but' it tackles the hype

Authored by Mike Barnard, the article lays out a straight forward set of criteria that can be used to assess whether the renewable wind design is reality or at best, faction.

Read the article via this link: Dodgy Wind? Why 'innovative turbines are often anything but'  

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