Such as all the universal health care systems paying less(public + private) as a percentage of GDP the the US government spends on health?
So I presume you are not a big fan of mammals but instead reptiles. They were the dominate species after all during that period.
And how much CO2 has nature taken out over that time period?
Was that the company that brought near GPS spectrum despite it being regulated for something different then what they wanted and then the FCC would not change it too what they wanted?
I see, that is different then what I thought it was like.
I think I see the confusion.
Wholesale price = -2.5c + feed in tariff 3c =
I was calculating the feed in tariff separate from the wholesale price.
Unless you still have to pay the 12/KWh for your usage.
if the feed in tariff is 3c . Then so long as the operator can sell power for more then -2.9c he will do so.
(possibly even -3.1 if their was a cost in shutting down)
I thought it was DDT resistant mosquitoes
t can be estimated that at current rates each kilo of insecticide added to the environment will generate 105 new cases of malaria
And we can build a nuclear plant in how many years?
Or they want local power to trump state to trump federal.
I am not saying to use that site. It is still an active mine . I am just using it as an example of the size of the hole needed.
(you may be able to halve the number by using the amount dug out to form a upper reservoir too)
The main problem with this method is of course the cost.
And you have only flooded the US to 34m. Somehow I think the US is not 34m from it's lowest to highest.
(We actually only need 3.28767123 × 10^14 BTU for daily storage)
Capacity of Bingham Canyon Mine = 3,220 billion gallons. (or 1.2 *10^10 m^3) (120 times more water)
Height 0.97 km ( Or an average of 5*100m) compared with an average of (1
Using the calculations on pumped storage from wikipedia if you pumped water out of Bingham and let it flow back in.
1.2 *10^10 * 5 *
(size in m^3) * (number of 50m height increments) *
using the same calculations for Ludington
8.36645409 × 10^10 BTU (Average fall of 120m)
(based on the local one here , it is 10 hours max output not 13 hours)
(And in your case the lower reservoir would be the ocean)
120 quadrillion BTU
using https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... 0.272 kWh per 1m^3 per 100m height
square root of (120 quadrillion btu / 365 / 70% / 0.272 kWh * 1 m^3
(or in other words 71km *71km *100m at a height of 100m from the lower lake will stall enough power for the average day.
Or to put it in perspective about 5 holes the size of Bingham Canyon Mine