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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:35 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

A power source that you can't rely on being able to turn on when you need it, and can't turn off just because you don't need it.

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This is a minority opinion based on one area in the country 2 years ago for a few [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:45 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Pete writes:

Even the EIA admits that fuel prices can be volatile (unpredictable), which can impact on a utility's decision to build a particular type of plant.

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I do not argue with that statement. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:26 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Wind doesn't belong on your list. Even the EIA says so.
(LCOE = Levelized Cost Of Electricity)

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Its not my list - it is the EIA list. You should tell the EIA that they violated your rule by putting into their [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:23 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Page MT-18 show the 2020 and 2040 cost of electricity from following:

1. Coal (IGCC)
2. Advanced nuclear
3. Wind
4. Natural gas combined cycle

listed from highest cost to lowest cost.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 10:19 AM

Re: Climate: An Excuse For Tax Hikes

DB2,

Industrial energy prices do not equal wholesale prices which have been dropping for years.

Germans will fix the problem where suppliers of electricity are getting a windfall.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 1:29 AM

Re: New England Energy Shortage

Ajax writes:

... Before that, they shutdown nuclear and installed windmills.

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Which nuclear are you talking about that was shutdown?

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 1:23 AM

Re: There is no consensus (part 99)

What else do you expect from a coal mining state?

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 1:19 AM

Re: Climate: An Excuse For Tax Hikes

"Energiewende" experiments such as Germany have not produced low CO2 grids, nor will they ever, since the capacity factors of the renewables are so low and the renewables are not dispatchable. The price of electricity in Germany is also [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:21 AM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Here is a good document for energy cost information:

http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/pdf/0383(2014).pdf

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:18 AM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Combined cycle gas turbine have a heat rate of 6,719 Btu/kWh

http://www.netl.doe.gov/KMD/cds/disk50/NGCC%20Plant%20Case_F...

Redoing your [more]

Mon Jul 28

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:43 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

Pete writes:

At some point (perhaps $7 or $8 per MMBTU), nuclear might start to look more affordable.

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Can you provide a reference or a calculation to show that what you say is true?

I [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:09 PM

Re: OT Coal around the world

The US on cutting coal power plants; even though the coal is used elsewhere in the world. The German government on closing nuclear plants & ending coal mining in Germany while importing their coal & building more coal power [more]

Sun Jul 27

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:48 PM

Re: 2.1

The remaining problem is how to distribute the wealth produced by automated labor so that no one is terribly poor and everyone feels that they are paying their own way.

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That is exactly the [more]

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:44 PM

New defense fashion for women

Indian engineers design electric anti-rape bra:

A group of engineers in India have designed an electric bra as a rape defense system. The lingerie - capable of causing severe burns - is called Society Harnessing Equipment (SHE).

The [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 9:22 PM

Re: Climate: An Excuse For Tax Hikes

Many/most self proclaimed conservatives support further development of nuclear power. Perhaps it is time for the Sierra Club and others who oppose nuclear power to take responsibility.

sw- back to investing [more]

Sat Jul 26

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:44 PM

China's Regulators Overwhelme’d

China is moving quickly to become the first country to operate the world’s most powerful atomic reactor [EPR] even as France’s nuclear regulator says communication and cooperation on safety measures with its Chinese counterparts are lacking. [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 9:37 PM

China's nuclear power concerns

China is moving quickly to become the first country to operate the world’s most powerful atomic reactor [EPR] even as France’s nuclear regulator says communication and cooperation on safety measures with its Chinese counterparts are lacking. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 8:03 PM

Re: More bad news for nuclear

PARIS - Wed Apr 30, 2014

(Reuters) - France must decide in the next few years whether it wants to continue its nuclear-driven energy policy at a cost of up to 300 billion euros (246.8 billion pounds) or if it wants to embark on an equally [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 5:47 PM

Re: More bad news for nuclear

Hollande is not president for life. He is very unpopular.

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Hollande may be replaced but not because of nuclear power policy.

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 3:38 AM

More bad news for nuclear

While everyone knows I do not like nuclear power plants because of their genuine safety and cost issues and many other issues. People should know is happening with the nuclear industry.

French president Francois Hollande's 2012 election [more]

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