[Tagging] Proposal: Energy generator power types

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 19:49:41 BST 2010

2010/8/16 Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net>:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/power_type
> Basically I have deprecated "power_type=photovoltaic" and
> "power_type=solar-thermal", which combine two bits of information (source of
> energy, and type of energy generated). This also allows for adequate tagging
> of generators that produce more than one type of energy from a single
> source, such as a gas-fired combine heat and power plant.

I think that's a good idea to separate source and type. It isn't
currently reflected on the actual tagging according to tagwatch
photovoltaic 266, solar 32) but it is logical and given that tagging
these details is still at the beginning I think it's a good idea to
clean this up now.

thanks for your work (and probably those of others engaged in this field in OSM)


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