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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:43 PM

Re: The Netherlands

Dutch parliamentarians voted last week to suspend plans to provide subsidies for wood energy until the country’s economic affairs ministry has explained how and when all of the nation’s coal power plants will be shuttered. [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 12:33 PM

Russian way to run nukes

There is the right way and the Russian way to run nuclear power plants:

At three Russian nuclear power plants from April 1 will reduce to 15% of workers employed directly in production, reports FlashNord with reference to the sources on the [more]

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jaagu replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:11 PM

Re: Oil industry = disgusting liars

They can lie through their teeth till Hell freezes over if it makes my stocks go up.

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Sucker for investing in a falling knife. The lies will only make your stock go down.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:32 AM

Re: what carbon emissions?

Delay is as good as an overturn as a new regime at 1600 may decide to not defend the CPP, so plaintiffs win by default.

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I believe the new regime in 1600 will defend the [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:10 AM

Re: what carbon emissions?

Did you expect POTUS to agree with SCOTUS? ;)

The separation of powers is wonderful.

Denny Schlesinger

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No - just showing that the CPP is not decided by SCOTUS. Only thing that [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 12:30 AM

NRC to focus on River Bend nuke

February 8, 2016

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has begun a special inspection at the River Bend Station nuclear power plant to review circumstances surrounding events that occurred following an unplanned reactor shutdown on Jan. 9. The [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 12:23 AM

Indian Point radioactive leak

February 8, 2016

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk. [more]

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

Re: what carbon emissions?

Many utilities are well underway in making plant modifications to meet the CPP or shutdown their old coal fired plants.

Here is the White House response:

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:06 AM

Re: SCOTUS blocks Clean Power Plan

Surprised this hasn't been posted here yet. It doesn't appear to be a complete rejection of the EPA plan, but the Supreme Court has blocked the EPA from going forward until a lower court hears the case later this [more]

Tue Feb 9

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 11:12 PM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

Pete writes:

Fukushimna will likely not result in such an increase in thyroid cancers.

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jaagu posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:59 PM

Oil industry = disgusting liars

I know you've heard about the climate cover-up scheme conducted by Exxon. What's new this week is that an oil industry lobby group called the American Petroleum Institute (API) also knew about climate change in the 1980s, and proceeded to launch a [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:54 PM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

This might be a bigger environmental disaster than any commercial US nuclear accident.

Mike

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You must be joking. What commercial US nuclear accident? Compared to Fukushima - will it take [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:28 PM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

Maybe Mr. Obvious hasn't chimed in on this yet. In order to "load follow" you cannot be typically running at max capacity because if the load goes up you have no capacity left to increase the supply.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 1:40 PM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

(Where to draw the eastern boundary of Europe has long been a matter of discussion. These days, I suppose you could include Russia and Ukraine, if you want to. I don't know if anyone would claim that Vladivostok is a European city, [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 3:51 AM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

Pete says:
Your opinion of 70% capacity factor in Europe doesn't appear to be accurate.

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Correct - I was off by a few percent, but I do not agree with your numbers either. You missed two major [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:20 AM

Re: Watts Bar 2 nuclear power plant

There are a number of nuclear reactors licensed to operator for 60 years. Initial licensee's were for 40 years, but many have been extended for an additional 20.

The oldest currently operating reactors started up in 1969. That would give [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:47 PM

Re: Dangerous Gas & Electric Co.

I'm afraid you'll have to jog my memory, maybe provide a link to where I "dismiss PG&E incompetence." Must be the Alzheim guy catching up with me. Or maybe your imagination is playing tricks on you. Not a problem, a quick link from you [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:47 PM

Re: What's driving the markets down?

1. What's driving the markets down? Lack of confidence in world economy.

2. How low are the markets heading? When confidence in world economy returns.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:40 PM

Re: Capacity Factor pros/cons

Nuclear plants do their job well, which is providing base load, reliable, around the clock power. They are routinely used to load follow in Europe, but in the US, nuclear plants are mainly used for the base load [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:29 PM

Re: Dangerous Gas & Electric Co.

Socialists expect everyone to share the lower quality and be happy about it because everyone is "equal" under their system. We saw how "equal" turned out under the Communist system in Russia. [more]

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