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New Altamont Pass wind farm aims to bring clean energy to residents, businesses

Original post made on Sep 29, 2021

The Altamont Pass in Livermore is officially home to the new Scott Haggerty Wind Energy Center, a re-powered source of clean energy for residents and businesses spanning across 14 cities and Alameda County.

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Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 29, 2021 at 6:45 am

Rich Buckley is a registered user.

Wind farms and battery vaults as well as solar arrays and battery vaults are slowly being perceive as only interim energy solutions. They have their roles but they eventually become relegated to more robust energy sources that demonstrate greater environmentally compatibles. The so-called Walkaway Safe, Molten Salt, Small Modular Reactors (SMR’s) that recycle non-weapons-grade abundant Thorium, can achieve on 100 acres what wind farms and solar farms require 100,000 acres to do. SMR’s for example are able to reliably run desalination plants to augment our water system networks, while simultaneously creating energy to pond, reservoir, and stream cleansing filtration arrays, and deliver excess power into our energy grid….. 24/7/365 ????

Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00 am

Rich Buckley is a registered user.

It might also be reasonable to consider any material energy system including SMR’s as an interim energy source. We are a long way from reaching understanding of the methods to extract energy from our cosmos.

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