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295Fw: Fw: Surprise! Nukes received 96.3% of government support for renewables, etc.

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  • Jonathan Clemens
    Aug 16, 2000
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      HREG,

      I had to forward this information on government spending support for
      renewable and nuclear energy. We need to work on our representatives! No
      Nukes, Go Solar!

      Jonathan

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Sierra Club PA <sierraclub.pa@...>
      To: <CONS-SPST-ENERGY-FORUM@...>
      Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 11:24 AM
      Subject: Fw: Surprise! Nukes received 96.3% of government support for
      renewables, etc.


      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <Energyflak@...>
      > Sent: Monday, August 14, 2000 1:35 PM
      > Subject: Surprise! Nukes received 96.3% of government support for
      > renewables, etc.
      >
      >
      > Energy imbalance — Out of $150 billion dollars spent from 1943 to 1999
      > by the
      > U.S. government on wind, solar and nuclear energy, nuclear has received
      > 96.3
      > percent of that support, according to a recent analysis issued by the
      > Renewable Energy Policy Project. Nuclear energy saw $145 billion in
      > subsidies, while PV and solar thermal power got $4.4 billion, and wind
      > technology received $1.3 billion. Figures on support for hydropower are
      > incomplete, but are estimated to total about $1.6 billion. The analysis
      > provides information for the debate on government support for nuclear
      > energy
      > and for the claim that renewables are heavily subsidized.
      >
      >
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      > Media Specialist
      > Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture)
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