08 Feb '14, 7pm

Creating #Climate Wealth: The Road to #RenewableEnergy Islands #climatewealth #sustainability #en…

RMI and Branson are creating more "Fantasy Islands." The island nation of Tokelau is an excellent laboratory for evaluating the real utility of intermittent "renewable" energy supply versus the realities of modern energy demand for even a tiny and underdeveloped country. It is informative for the island nations above who are about to become additional voluntary test subjects for the mad scientist and entrepreneur team of Lovins and Branson. Let's deconstruct the propaganda tale and examine the facts. Tokelau's 1MW solar farm operates with only a 17% capacity factor to generate 1,465 MWh/yr. This is 167 kW of power shared among 1,500 people which is 111 watts per person -- less than 1/12th of the 1,400 watts of power delivered to the average American on a 24-7-365 basis (500W of residential + 900W at work and play). As we will see below, this is not enough energy for even T...

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