[LINK] Micro-inverters and Browser Monitoring Key to Solar Power

Ben McGinnes ben at adversary.org
Mon Nov 15 23:08:02 AEDT 2010

On 15/11/10 8:11 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> On 15/11/2010, at 7:24 PM, Ben McGinnes wrote:
>> This doesn't mean the excessive power consumption of air conditioners
>> is a good thing, it certainly isn't, but there are other issues to
>> consider and health and life are pretty high on my list.
> Always an interesting philosophical standpoint: for the greater good etc. 

Or maybe I'm just a wuss and not prepared to arbitrarily condemn
random people to death (or a significantly increased chance of it).

> Given the choice between making a mess of the world and living well,
> or not making a mess and living with more grit, it's easy to see why
> people are less interested in making the world a better place for
> our children's children, or beyond.
> We simply don't see the effect of making poor choices until it's too
> late.

Well, yes, history is filled with examples of that.

Anyway, while energy consumption is a serious issue, a far more
serious issue is the lack of clean energy sources currently available.


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