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“On their face, they’re less than a third the price of building a new coal or natural gas power plant,” Ramez Naam, an energy expert and lecturer at Singularity University, told Earther in an email. “In fact, building these plants is cheaper than just operating an existing coal or natural gas plant.”

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  • MacTexas

    MacTexas 4 months ago

    Can anyone give me an example of the worst impact of climate change? Climate change is a computer model, change one variable and the entire model changes.
    "All this is good news, but the transition away from fossil fuels towards renewables needs to happen even faster to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. "

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    • glen

      glen 4 months ago

      I see your point, and the article is from a source that is definitely biased to conservation, etc.

      I was more interested in the fact that industry-wide solar is becoming a much cheaper option. I'm looking to switch to a solar setup myself, but mainly for the overall savings.

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