Going Green

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Dispersed Generation Strategy

Dispersed generation capacity for security...

Best Energy Strategy: Small, Green And Local, Experts Say

Science Daily — A new study says the best energy strategies to meet the world’s growing demand for electricity are green, small and local.

The wisest energy strategy for the United States, and indeed other countries facing similar challenges, is to move away from their reliance on large-scale centralized coal and nuclear plants, and instead, invest in renewable energy systems and small scale decentralized generation technologies.

According to Benjamin Sovacool from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, these alternative technologies are simultaneously feasible, affordable, environmentally friendly, reliable and secure.

The electricity sector as it currently operates is at the mercy of ....(complete article here).

I always heard, "don't put all of your eggs in one basket!" This makes sense. Read the whole article.

2 comments:

bigwhitehat said...

As electricity consumption demands more robust systems, this is a good time to explore alternative sources.

The reliance on single sources is a legacy from a time when the demand was lower.

As energy value increases, so will the opportunities to market new sources.

Panhandle Poet said...

Good point BWH. I think there will be many opportunities for the entrepreneurial minded.