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Oregonians need to be realistic about energy sources and meeting new energy demand.
In 1980, we banned nuclear power. The last legislative session we banned the use of new coal and banned the ability to enter into new contracts with coal generated power. Large scale hydro resources are either tapped out in the Pac NW or frowned upon because of salmon issues.
Our ability to provide baseload power is extremely limited. You can not provide baseload power from wind turbines and solar power.
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