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  •  And it makes most power usage decentralized (5+ / 0-)
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    Roger Fox, asym, BYw, Just Bob, A Siegel

    In a generation or two, for regular household or light industrial usage, the grid may become a back up electrical source for most Americans instead of the primary one.

    •  Energy like the net becomes resistent (1+ / 0-)
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      Noodles

      to interruption, disruption and monopolization... the more local it is and the more "nodes" there are the more it is self correcting and resilient... and economically too... insulating the average person from control and domination by strategically placed corporations that control access and set prices to suit themselves.

      Pogo & Murphy's Law, every time. Also "Trust but verify" - St. Ronnie (hah...)

      by IreGyre on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 09:30:06 AM PST

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