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Posted by trader4@optonline.net on November 21, 2011, 4:54 pm
 

You have to look beyond the fact that some companies are
interested in doing it.  Only by looking at the total picture,
which usually includes heavy govt subsidies, does the true
picture emerge.  If the govt paid $00 to dig a hole and fill
it back in, you'd have companies in line to do that too.
Doesn't mean that it makes economic sense.

Posted by (PeteCresswell) on November 21, 2011, 8:09 pm
 
Per trader4@optonline.net:

I am 100% in agreement with that.
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PeteCresswell

Posted by HeyBub on November 21, 2011, 8:56 pm
 trader4@optonline.net wrote:

Sadly, government holes usually have no bottoms...



Posted by despen on November 21, 2011, 5:21 pm
 

Don't know that TK ever complained about the looks, but
I'm not buying objecting on looks either.

If there is technology that can stand up to the storms and
salt corrosion, I can't imagine what it is.  I see it being
done, but according to the article, the Dutch are complaining
about maintenance costs.  Makes sense to me.

Wind wise, a great place to put a windmill.
Cost wise, still not buying it.

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Dan Espen

Posted by chaniarts on November 21, 2011, 5:26 pm
 On 11/21/2011 10:21 AM, despen@verizon.net wrote:

deep sea oil rigs have somehow managed not to rust away

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