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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 1:35:25 to 1:36:40
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Jay Inslee

1:35:22 to 1:35:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: advancement and putng the pressure on us to step up and do what we know we can do. mr. inslee: the gentleman has mentioned wind. some people think of wind as a toy you get under a christmas tree or something. inact, wind energy, according to the department of energy, this was under the previous president's department of energy, concluded we can have 20% of all of our electricity

Jay Inslee

1:35:25 to 1:36:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

1:35:44 to 1:36:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: generated by wind in the next couple of decades just using existing technology. now, we believe there is going to be some advances in technology. we think there's a good shot at having good storage. one of the issues of wind is the wind doesn't blow all the time. it's an intermittant source. so there's two ways to get around that problem.

Jay Inslee

1:36:05 to 1:36:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: one, have multiple wind sites that are tied together in advance transmission grid. so if the wind's not blowing in one place it will be blowing in another. or to have a storage system. i have talked to these countries now -- companies now that are developing batteries that are as large as a semitrailer trailer.

Jay Inslee

1:36:26 to 1:36:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: these now h actuly being grid connected to store wind and solar when we have excess power generation. we think there is a reasonable chance to get to 20%, which is very significant, just on one technology alone.

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