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by cheapertvs  Today

You have just stumbled on the one element that is keeping the majority of new nukes from securing construction permits. In the case of Plant Vogtle units #3 & #4 and VC Summer #2, there are agreements in place with the taxpayers/ratepayers of the specific state and with the Investor Owned Electric Utility and the NRC to fund them initially and to collect part of the returns over a set number of years. The agreement in place in South Carolina has a higher percentage coming from SCANA than the agreement with Southern Companies in Georgia. There are many other planned new nukes that have not yet been able to secure agreements of this nature.

by Joeski1  Yesterday

jimmy.. Happy Thanksgiving! we put the LED lights up.. knocked down our power use by 1200+ watts... looks like you will be shoveling snow!! the panels will get covered.. and a poor month will get worse... we got 4 today... but we'll jus miss the snow.. still down better than 140 this month... the walk and step turned out great... . no rock salt!! It's so weird walking down 3 even steps now.. my legs are sued to those crooked oversize leaps I used to have to take.. it will take some time to get used to.. enjoy yer shnow! best joe

by Joeski1  Nov 21, 2014

Jim.. if you have some time for some light reading.... TMI revisited... folks downwind in '79 are dying off from leukemia and other rare cancers in numbers that can't be denied http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/04/03/716139/-Startling-revelations-on-Three-Mile-Island-nuclear-power?detail=email#

by Joeski1  Nov 18, 2014

so far heat pump still running primary.. below 28* and the secondary heat pump still hasn't kicked in during operation.. just posted another $12.04 methane bill.. now on pay as you go.. 1st time in 30 years we could do that and not have to worry about a $300 monthly heating bill.. two bad days here ina row.. total catch.. 5 kW hrs over 2 days!! Not good.. now way cold!! Brrrr.. get sir catsworth to curl up on the lap.. it's that brisk... this HP may indeed take it down to the15* mark... gonna find out... stay warm! joe

by Joeski1  Nov 14, 2014

interesting.. warren buffet just bought duracell* from PnG for 4.6 billion in stock... wonder what new battery technology will soon be emerging from the world's leading battery maker??? buffet was said to have remarked.." they're a bit boring, but also a worldwide leader in the market, and they will fit in well w/bershire hataway's other leading portfolio holdings such as GEICO, BNSF and Dairy Queen" Duracell* manufactured batteries for Neuton* mowers in the past... who else can they make batteries for??

by Joeski1  Nov 14, 2014

yes.. I'll try to post one shot with the new walk.. our 15 YO crete spalled and cracked.. what a bargain.. . so Im going for the factory produce block and brick... hopefully the installer will follow the rules.. so far looks good.. I had three steps years ago.. but I want a larger landing so we could sit out.. the guy put in two steps instead of the original three.. so he was off code.. and a bit drunk when he did it.. it came out fair to poor but for $700 what could I gripe.. it WAS a cheap job.. that's where I learned my 1st lesson about going cheap... I don't do THAT anymore... sunny day!! NRG willl make some photons jus like me N you!

by jimmy544  Nov 14, 2014

sounds very busy there with the walk and steps and all.

by Joeski1  Nov 13, 2014

I really like that sola tube idea... but I really have no where to use it to advantage.. except in the basement... I've seen it in actual action.. and it works well...

by Joeski1  Nov 13, 2014

a politioc pundit as a financial advisory... I do what I do.. tell the truth.. and if any one else cares to come along.. certainly they are welcome if respectful.. Im stuck @ home for the next few days....I've got landscapers working on my steps and walk.. I'm ripping them out and putting ep henry pavers and block in... too bad though I like ron...seems like a nice guy from down south ..lunch time...

by Joeski1  Nov 13, 2014

no itsibushi here!.. excpet in Tv's.. my understanding is their cars and trucks are nuthin' but problems.. lowest customer loyality in the business.. a car is NOT a Tv... but most vehicles have a few now... and the tesla is almost built around one... bet it's LED.. heheheheh no plasma...

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