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Old 02-29-2012, 11:15 AM  
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Default Renewable meet worldwide needs of energy?

Realistically speaking who in this site, thinks renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, tidal etc will be able at some point in age meet our worldwide needs, this is of course excluding transport( I can see a plane flying without petroleum.....)?

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It will never happen as long as Big Oil has the money to put into policiticians & corporate pockets.

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Kerosene was invented to replace whale oil because of a shortage of whales. Prices of the new oil products fell as new refineries were built. Internal combustion engines were built to run on gasoline because it was a waiste product at the time. Diesel invented his engine to run on biofuel. Turbofan engines in aircrafts can be made to run on that same biofuel.
I have no doubt we will see new fuels to run everything but not before some have squeezed every penny out of the stuff.
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personally speaking, we''ll never know. Although green energy is popular today. It's popularity is fluctuating and not all are totally supportive and accepting it since it's not that 100% viable. Kok328 is right, as long as the oil company owner is the richest people in the world, renewable energy will take over will always be put into halt.
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At some point, petroleum products will just become too expensive. That's when renewable fuels will get their chance.

Did anyone hear about a company in Texas thats using dried up oil wells to produce geothermal heat? That's an interesting development.

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