Thursday, May 08, 2008

Alt biofuel

The Arizona Public Service Company and the Florida Power and Light Company have found an interesting renewable fuel source for the boilers in their power generation plants - confiscated marijuana. One ton provides 2,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity.

6 comments:

Michael said...

They should grow their own hemp instead of stealing it.

hipparchia said...

i'm with you on that one.

Steve Bates said...

Now those are (ahem) high-powered generators!

hipparchia said...

i can always count on you fo rthe bon mot, steve! thanks.

Bryan said...

I imagine it improves morale in the boiler room, and the surrounding community.

hipparchia said...

steam, the opiate of the masses.