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Posted by Mauried on August 4, 2008, 1:54 am
 
On Mon, 04 Aug 2008 00:44:08 +0100, Eeyore


Far better to simply use energy production schemes that dont need any
storage in the first place , ie that produce energy all the time.
Nuclear power plants dont need storage.
Geo thermal power plants dont need storage.



Posted by J. Clarke on August 4, 2008, 2:28 am
 
Mauried wrote:

So how do you run a car on geothermal power?  Or nuclear for that
matter?

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Posted by Eeyore on August 4, 2008, 2:42 am
 

"J. Clarke" wrote:


Steam ?        ;~)


PHEVs of course.

Graham


Posted by J. Clarke on August 4, 2008, 11:20 am
 Eeyore wrote:

How do you get the steam to the car?  Tow a thousand miles of pipe?



Plug in hybrids still have internal combustion engines.  What do you
run those engines on?

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Posted by Eeyore on August 4, 2008, 12:20 pm
 

"J. Clarke" wrote:


It's what they calla a tongue in cheek comment. Actually purely steam
powered locomotives have been used in mines and the like.



Fot the first 40-50 miles they run on battery power. The ICE is only
there to give them extended range.

Graham


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