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    digitaltoast
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    I’m reading a book called “alternative energy demystified” – it’s for beginners apparently, but … (p7)

    “Disadvantages of wood burning:

    * Wood stoves can be dangerous: Before installing one, read the instruction manual. You should wear safety glasses and completely cover yourself (including your hands) with fireproof clothing when working around an active wood stove”.

    * The fire requires constant attention”

    etc etc. It then goes on to hydro: (P197)

    “Whenever energy is taken from a river by a hydroelectric facility, that energy is not available for use in any form further downstream”.

    Um… it’s going back to the library today!

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    shayla
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    Who is the Author please ?

    Shayla

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    digitaltoast
    Participant

    4 seconds pasting the title into Google shows:

    http://www.amazon.com/Alternative-Energy-Demystified-Stan-Gibilisco/dp/0071475540

    A McGraw Hill / Stan Gibilisco production.

    #40390

    I think we all know this book is bull—- (fill in the blanks) – neither of the above statements have any truth in them. :)

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