27 Sep '11, 3pm

Elegant On-Site Solar Power From ZeroBase : Greentech Media: ZeroBase Energy builds a portable, small-scale sola...

1. Correct, but it gets overemphasized. I don’t have real numbers on quantities at cost, but I’d guestimate that this high cost fuel is maybe 0.01% or less of consumption? Total guess, but I’d be surprised if it was higher than this, yet that number gets quoted all the time. Most of the fuel is used for aviation, and is not supplied by aviation to aviation. Also, much of the fuel is also more in the $8-10 category as it comes direct on local national vehicles without US escort. In fact, in theater at easier to supply bases the US military is currently using the price of $3.95 for cost saving calculations. That sounds low to me, but that’s the number they’re using and they’re the command doing the logistics on the ground, not some group doing a study from DC. 2. Because the generators are so damn wet stacked. Because the power usage per capita is ridiculously high that you ...

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