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  •  We need more power companies to go with (1+ / 0-)
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    this system.

    It's really in their best interests. More power stations are a hugely expensive investment, yet more power is needed. They hike the prices to pay for the creation of power, they lose more customers to solar.

    So going the "smart grid" path is a win-win-win.

    For the power company, the customer, and the world.

    Freedom has two enemies: Those who want to control everyone around them...and those who feel no need to control themselves.

    by Sirenus on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 09:28:48 AM PDT

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    •  Dump the power company. Go off grid. Supplement (2+ / 0-)
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      with wind or a gas generator. A good set of batteries will now carry you over for weeks. There has been a paradigm shift. You can either keep your enslavement to the power company or you can break those chains and extract your energy from the world around you. Choose freedom my friend. There is a new wind blowing.  

      Please consider the environment - do you really need to print this comment?

      by joelado on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 01:57:26 PM PDT

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