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..is of course one of the mainstays of capitalism. He who controls the power stations has the power. Neither the Industrial Age nor the Information Age could have been born without it.

Fuel Cells were going to be the answer to decentralized energy that would allow Africa to light-industrialize in its own model (rather than taking the W*stern model). Let's see.

While agreeing there is some cause for optimism with this report (above) it has to be counterbalanced by individual houses and communities contributing their own energy savings, combined with feasible moves toward self-sufficiency (Solar, Wind, heat pumps etc). I would imagine that adding together long term personal energy savings of 10% or more, plus personal investment in renewable energy sources that could supply 10% of needs, would go a long way to making a dent in our slavish reliance on centralized energy.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Sat Jul 14th, 2007 at 11:17:42 AM EST

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