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quote=Stump, interviewed later, said he also is a supporter of nuclear power, saying it plays "an essential role'' in the state's energy mix.
Is he going to pay the REAL cost of Nuclear and the 70 tons on waste now stored on site, made from the 90% imported uranium, or the 60 million gallons of water used each day. The power is used by 10 areas including Mexico yet we have it right in our backyard of Greater Phoenix. 4 months ago
Linda you need to check your facts, It's the republican who have subsidiesed COAL and OIL for over 50 years. It makes deadly pollution and uses tons of water.
President O BAMA has tried to stop these payments for dirty power but congress won't vote to stop the flow of money to big industries.
While we have photons coming down in Arizona you want to dig up dirty COAL and burn it using clean water . Mining jobs cause black lung so your killing the COAL workers.
I have solar hot water and solar PV. It runs my home and car AND i make extra and give it back to SRP at half price who sells it full price to my neighbors. I help everyone, what do you do by spreading poor information instead of FACTS.
[sad]8 months ago
The universe is amazing. This meteor shower will show off a lot of light and features. I can't wait to see it all.9 months ago
This will be FRI and SAT March 23 and 24 at Hamilton HS I was told. The posting was not too clear on this.
Chandler's Hamilton High School, 3700 S. Arizona Ave., will host the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Arizona Regional Competition 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday.Mar 6, 2012
Dr Edwards are ASU has found algae also works even better as a fertilizer and can help produce crops and food with much less energy and problems. ASU is leading the way with great research and new companies spinning off. Feb 29, 2012
This is how everyone is Sunny Arizona should build and live. By the way all solar panels have 25 year warrenties, many will last 50 years or more.
Power companies welcome the help. They have a lot of expense keeping up with high usage during the Peak Time of day. They also have to make clean power and distribute it.
We all need to work together with the utilties and help each other. Feb 29, 2012
As long as he pays for his own Health Insurance he can eat what he wants. Just don't make all of us pay for your poor habits. There are lots of health studies that show you make a big effect on your heath by what you eat and how often you exercise. Jan 23, 2012
Dale, I agree. The US imports way too much OIL and burns it in inefficient gas cars that are only 20% efficient. that means 80% is lost in heat, friction and pollution.
Only an electric vehicle can use diverse fuels to make the electricity, it's avaiable at every socket and the cars are over 80% efficient. Even when they brake and go downhill they can regenerate and recharge instead of waering out brake pads with dust and more heat from friction.
It's a big problem and there are now more choices.Jan 23, 2012
queenlady asks some good questions.
as a general rule it's 4 times less to charge an EV from American electricity as to buy gas and go the same distance.
We go 5.6 miles on a 10cent 1 KwH of electric so 56 miles would cost about $1.
Best of all we help our local power company use excess energy they would make anyway by charging at night instead of buring gas in a 20% or less efficient car or truck or SUV. If the US could stop importing OIL and using water and electric to refine it we can save the US about 1 Billion a day. That could be a lot of clean jobs.
Insure is the same as anycar.
Registration is much lower in Arizona for an Electric.
No gas, no oil changes, no tune ups, muffler, leaks.
Almost no brake wear since it regenerates as is slows down instead of braking.
Batteries have a 8 year 100K mile warrenty. I only charge to 80% as an option in the car so the batteries could last much longer.
Sep 26, 2011
Lithium Ion batteries are considered non polluting by the EPA. They can all be recycled.
An Electric car is 90%+ efficient, a gas car with 50% imported OIL is leass the 20% efficient and makes deadly exhaust like carbon Monoxide and cabon dioxide to name a few.
I only change at night Off Peak when the power company has excess energy. I send them my clean Solar Energy during the Peak Time of day to help them out day and night.
The new EVs are being made in the USA like Tesla in Ca, Nissan LEAF in TENN, GM VOLT in Michigan..
Plugging in is the best stimulus package we have to stop imported oil, save the environment and spur the economy.Sep 24, 2011