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A giant Mr. Fusion?

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by Andrew, May 16, 2013.

  1. Andrew

    Andrew Model S #6151, Model 3 #1576

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    Pretty cool!

    "Kroger Co.'s anaerobic digester in Compton takes unsold food from Ralph's and Food 4 Less and converts it into 13 million kilowatt-hours of electricity a year."

    A powerful use for spoiled food - latimes.com
     
  2. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Or rather ethanol production, using waste food products, and then burning it. So inefficient solar power. Which I guess is delayed solar fusion, so yeah kind of.
     
  3. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Just to put this in perspective, this is equivalent to a 1.5MW power plant. Nice, but very small by grid standards.
     

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