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Re: [GreenYes] RE: compressed air
On 16 Apr 2002 at 14:51, TomT wrote:> 
> Just from a technical standpoint, I don't think air would be the best
> choice, but your point is well made.

great - what alternative did you have in mind? Compressed fluid conjures up all kinds 
of possibilities, I am sure, but would agree that water would work? where would it go 
once we have transferred the energy to the car etc?

The main reason I asked, was after thinking about this, and also considering water, it 
concerend me that maybe the water would just go to waste; and as we in SA receive 
about half the average planetary rainfall, these other issues would become critical...

> I think it's possible.  In fact, if they took the 'improvements' that
> they NEEDED to put on "clean cars", on regular cars, imagine the fuel
> savings there!  Then couple that with the compressed fluid idea...

again, the issue of perverse subsidies and investments....

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