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World Hydrogen Leader Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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Bob Meinetz on Feb 5, 2021

2.2 gigawatts of solar, at 20% capacity factor, is 440 megawatts of the 457 gigawatts of electricity Americans are consuming at an average moment in time.

So Total's "huge" solar pipeline will provide less than one one-thousandth of U.S. electricity - and that will somehow "turn [the] US power supply green"? How do you figure, Charley?

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Matt Chester on Feb 5, 2021

The inclusion of 'pipeline' in this headline confused me for a second! This is the good type of pipeline

This is certainly baby steps in the grand scheme of things, as Bob alludes, but those steps are where the longer-term journeys begin IMO

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Bob Meinetz on Feb 8, 2021

"...those steps are where the longer-term journeys begin IMO..."

Solar has been on a long-term journey for a long, long time. No more time to waste.

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