Wind Turbines

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Re: Wind Turbines

Post by sparks » Tue May 29, 2018 9:15 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers are "electric boats" :p

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Lot's of boats are electric. Oil burns, boils the water to make steam, steam turns the turbine, which turns the generator, which provides the electricity which powers the electric motors which turn the shafts which etc.

Lots of transportation is now electric. But someone somewhere is burning something to make that electricity. Economy of scale improves the overall efficiency but doesn't solve the innate problems associated with burning shit.
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Re: Wind Turbines

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue May 29, 2018 10:18 pm

Like diesel locomotives of the sea. I get it.

But only one company has the name "Electric Boat". :P
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Re: Wind Turbines

Post by sparks » Tue May 29, 2018 11:40 pm

Indeed.
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Re: Wind Turbines

Post by Witness » Thu May 31, 2018 1:17 am

Rob Lister wrote:Folks are getting their gas elsewhere?
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I like the idea of rough fishermen getting their tax-free diesel fuel at some shady port. :mrgreen: