Thursday, June 22, 2017     Volume: 18, Issue: 16

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Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


Renewable power sources misleading

Those who oppose the use of nuclear power and think that solar, wind, and others will be substitutes do not understand that the real issue is in the numbers. Those nuclear power plants turn out 2 to 3 billion watt-hours of power every hour of every day, night and day! That is enough for 2 million homes! California’s power needs peaked at 50 billion watt hours last summer, the highest in the country. Our power requir... [ Read More ]