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<p class="MsoNormal">An intriguing concept:<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/03/liquefied_air_power_storage/">http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/03/liquefied_air_power_storage/</a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Using tanks of liquefied air to store energy from wind/tidal power, so it can even out the
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<p class="MsoNormal">fluctuations of these power sources.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Heat is needed to warm up the liquefied air &#8211; when then goes to spin a generator (at 25% efficiency)<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Blue skying slightly, would it make sense to co-locate your exascale supercomputer with such an installation?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Plenty of heat looking to be extracted from the supercomputer.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Then again, the supercomputer uses electricity, so you would probably use up all the generator output, and more.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">And why not just cut out the middleman and hook up the supercomputer to the wind farm?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">I suppose then you have a whole new set of problems dealing with your users &#8211; &#8220;Wellll....... your jobs hasn&#8217;t run
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<p class="MsoNormal">because the wind hasn&#8217;t been blowing for two days.....&#8221;<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:gray">John Hearns</span></b><b><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:gray"> |&nbsp;CFD Hardware Specialist&nbsp;|</span></b><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:gray">
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</span><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:gray">McLaren Technology Centre, Chertsey Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 4YH, UK</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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