AOE Part II: DERs and Local Resilience

We’ve always transported power over massive distances in the name of thermodynamic efficiencies. But wires are our grids weak spot: vulnerable to being taken out in storms.
Massive power plants of old would ship power long distances to the end consumer (left). The future home will be self-reliant, with solar on the roof, and and EV and battery in the garage, or a natural gas generator in the back yard.

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James McGinniss

James McGinniss

Thought Follower. Co-Founder at David Energy. I’m on Substack now! https://jamesmcginniss.substack.com/