Natural Gas Platform Runs on Clean Energy

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We're not sure how to feel about that one. "Royal Dutch Shell has begun pumping natural gas from its wind- and solar-powered Cutter micro-platform, sited on a marginal-production gas field underneath the southern North Sea." So it uses renewable energy - wind and solar - but it pumps natural gas. "The use of renewable energy generation equipment not only provides green power, but reduces the cost of providing a subsea cable to power the platforms. The platform’s US$143 million fabrication cost alone is around 40% of that of traditional platforms." Can we like and dislike it at the same time? Hmm. More information and pictures at ::Green Car Congress, ::First gas from Cutter using renewable energy technology

Natural Gas Platform Runs on Clean Energy
We're not sure how to feel about that one. "Royal Dutch Shell has begun pumping natural gas from its wind- and solar-powered Cutter micro-platform, sited on a marginal-production gas field underneath the southern North Sea." So it uses renewable energy -