Monday, July 13, 2009

Reason's "guide to alternative energies"

I don't know jack about such things, but Ronald Bailey in Reason seems to provide a useful guide to alternative energies...

For the following examples: supercritical pulverized coal, “clean coal”, combustion turbine combined cycle, nuclear power, wind turbines, biomass, solar thermal, silicon solar photovoltaic, and thin-film solar photovoltaic...

he provides the following information: description, invention, federal research dollars since 1976, carbon emitted, cost per plant with and without carbon capture, production cost of a kilowatt-hour with and without carbon capture, waste, key advantage, key disadvantage, and a representative example.


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