September 5 2008:
Please understand that this is what I hope will happen. It is not a prediction. I think it is possible, but only if the Federal government stops being AWOL. It will take massive leadership to close existing coal and natural gas power plants. I believe the Federal government will have to bail-out the investors in these plants (not that I think that is right, but I think it will be politically necessary). The quantity of wind is an issue, and I think we would want to accelerate "smart grid" technology to make this feasible.
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