5.Decommission Provisions to Protect the County and Taxpayers

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Road to EU Climate Neutrality by 2050

If we want to get to zero emissions by 2050, then solar/wind isn't the answer.

 

Solar/wind will cover huge amounts of land (literally destroying the planet) vs. nuclear energy (which produces no C02).

 

Will the USA course-correct itself about solar?

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5 key points of note:

 

1. Solar/Wind require 148x and 536x more land, respectively, than nuclear. Pg 27 Executive Summary

2. Per MW of power, Solar/Wind cost 4x more than nuclear. Pg. 28-33

3. If all EU electricity was from Solar/Wind, it would require an area 1.8x larger than all of the Netherlands. Pg. 25-27

4. Intermittent renewable power generation, in the EU as elsewhere, requires reliable sources of energy, realistically preventing the rapid phase-out of fossil fuel power generation. Pg 18.

5. Solar wouldn't make sense without the subsidies. The report makes the case that there shouldn't be discriminatory subsidies for solar/wind. Pg.34-35

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