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As a semi-retired engineer from the energy field let me set a few things straight. Yes, fossil fuels won’t last forever and we need to look to other sources and I’ll keep it short and simple. Wind energy is not the future. It has nothing to do with politics, it’s physics. Wind of a given velocity passing over turbine blades can only produce so much torque. It is practical in very limited areas for low power demands. Solar energy is very useful to add power to the main grid but is not reliable enough to be a primary source of power. Retrofitting large structures to accommodate solar panels very rarely makes economical sense. If designed on the front end of a construction project it would be a good source of auxiliary power and hot water. The best source of energy is with a conventional pressurized water nuclear reactor but there’s no such thing as a minor accident in a nuclear plant and waste disposal is still a major issue though LFTR reactors show promise but need further development. For now our only option is clean coal technology and natural gas for large scale power generation. The biggest thing is to keep the government out of it and trust the free market to offer solutions. The Apollo Program was the last thing the government got right and it ended in 1973…