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Sunday, November 07, 2004
Distributed generation for development
: Nature article endorses the idea. "The desire to mitigate climate change, and opportunities to empower consumers in the developed and developing worlds, all point towards a need for less-centralized energy generation. .. But for the 2 billion people without electricity, micropower could let them leapfrog the grid. Just as countries that had never seen an expensive copper telephone network jumped straight to mobile phones, so decentralized generation technologies offer the chance for them to leapfrog the grid and prosper. That was the take-home message from a meeting
of energy companies, researchers and policy makers in Paris" in Feb 2004. World Energy Technologies Summit Presentations
are online. 11:57:19 AM
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