nancylaplaca 
Member since Jan 31, 2014


Stats

Friends

  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »

Recent Comments

Re: “It's becoming affordable in the Triangle—and it scares Duke Energy to death

Let's not forget that the damages from coal are STAGGERING. While it costs Duke about 3 cents to generate a coal-fired kWh, the damages are 18-27 cents/kWh. (See Paul Epstein et al). This means that every dollar of coal-fired power generated does at least $3 -- and depending on how you count -- perhaps $9 worth of damage.

Again, $1 worth of coal power, $3-9 in damages. And these are damages our children will pay.

Why in heaven's name does Duke want to perpetuate NC importing nearly $2 BILLION worth of coal every year? It's crazy.

According to the UCS, North Carolinians spend $254/yr importing coal from out of state, and a pathetic $1/yr on energy efficiency. Ugh.

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by nancylaplaca on 01/31/2014 at 12:41 AM

Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.
 

© 2014 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation