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It might not matter if the energy can be provided by renewables rather than oil.
by njh on Sat Apr 9th, 2011 at 05:39:33 AM EST
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Let's not forget sails...

Wind-Powered Cargo Ship Sets Sail : NPR

January 22, 2008

Welcome to the "green" age of commercial shipping. A German-made cargo ship will soon set sail, literally. The ship will be carried over the water partly by wind power.

The sails are from a German company called SkySails, and they're really more like giant parachutes. Each sail is about the size of a football field.

by Bernard (bernard) on Sat Apr 9th, 2011 at 08:22:05 AM EST
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