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Microgrids (Article in Christian Science Monitor)

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by woof, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. woof

    woof Fluffy Member

    Apr 30, 2009
    Microgrids light up the night in Kenya villages -
  2. nwdiver

    nwdiver Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2013
    United States
    Very interesting article... one speculation is that the 3rd world will 'leap frog' a centralized grid and jump directly into distributed generation like they've skipped land lines and went straight to cell phones.

    It's kind of weird to think that there are more people without electricity today than there were when the first electric light bulb was turned on...

    Unless we wise-up fast the 1st world could end up in the dark as the '3rd world' shines on... our centralized power grid is incredibly vulnerable...

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