Analysis: Nevada’s $13 billion plan to build solar farms – But ‘the plan is useless & will accomplish absolutely nothing beyond rewarding the governor’s political supporters’
By Norman Rogers
Carbon dioxide emitted in Las Vegas does not stay in Las Vegas.
One of the new solar farms, the $1.75 billion Gemini project, north of Las Vegas, will have a flammable battery with stored energy equal to 5-million sticks of dynamite. A much smaller battery of this type, in Arizona, caught on fire and exploded.
The plan will have no detectable effect on world climate or Nevada climate because Nevada’s emissions of CO2 are microscopic compared to the rapidly increasing emissions in Asia. Yet the governor has recruited a “team” of Ph.D.’s and government experts to create and support his plan. These experts must know in their heart that the plan is useless and will accomplish absolutely nothing beyond rewarding the governor’s political
Some members of the governor’s climate team:
The complete list of the governor’s scientific helpers can be seen at: