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I'd note that rare earth help make better magnets but it is possible to build wind turbines without them if need be. The main loss is one of weight, and maybe a few % of net generation.

Maybe CH can comment more on that.

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Nov 10th, 2009 at 04:37:28 PM EST
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