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Old 08-29-20, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by conspiratemus1 View Post
Even to smelt raw pig iron out of ore, you need a good hot form of carbon, like coke or charcoal. ”Green” electricity works for aluminum smelting and for making high-grade steel. But the developing world’s blast furnaces need coal (which we want to come from Canada.)
I'm glad you put "Green" in quotes. 62.7% of electricity in the US is generated by using fossil fuels.
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