Limited, cumbersome and slow

March 2006
Green Futures;Mar/Apr2006, Issue 57, p25
The article focuses on nuclear power concerning on climatic changes in Great Britain. Nuclear power is limited to protect the climate because it can make electricity. Nuclear power plants are varying with loads and the units are too big for many smaller countries. Investors favor micropower, which is the cheapest power produced at near customers. Local generation costs less than the power grid and has become reliable that 98-99 percent of power failures originate in the power grid in the U.S. Decentralized supply and demand-side resources benefit from short lead times, modularity and economies of mass production.


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