General Electric (GE) Global Research has announced that it’s developing a prototype turbine that could fit onto a desk. Using “supercritical carbon dioxide,” just one of these devices could power a small town of 10,000 homes.
Some media outlets and public officials love to repeat this one and just like with other claims, the absence of supporting facts doesn’t seem to stop them.
Elon Musk is of a rare breed; a wildly successful businessman with a wealth of knowledge of and passion for environmental issues. You don’t see this very often, which is unfortunate because with more people like him there would surely be greater progress in the world. Musk is at it again. Inhabitat covered that he recently offered his take on powering the entire United States with solar power. “Essentially, he proposes that the whole country could be powered by “a little corner of Nevada or Utah” and that, if government leaders cooperated and invested in infrastructure, it could happen in as little as 15 years.” The daunting task now is to figure out how to get the powers-that-be on board. Here’s musk talking about climate change and the benefits of solar power:
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Source: 2015 Green Energy Ohio Tour