The huge benefits of decentralizing utilities

One of the most striking facts I learned from reading Crossing the Energy Divide is that decentralizing electric utilities would enable saving up to five trillion dollars. Here is a quote from the book (page 94) : ” WADE found that the world’s energy industries have a choice of spending 10.8 trillion in new central… Continue reading The huge benefits of decentralizing utilities

Book review : Crossing the Energy Divide

During my daily hours of commute I have been reading for the past two weeks Crossing the Energy Divide by Robert and Edward Ayres. The thesis defended by the authors is simple : Between the world of today with an economy relying on fossil fuels and the world of tomorrow relying only on clean and… Continue reading Book review : Crossing the Energy Divide