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John Farrell Talks Economies of Scale on the RenewableEnergyWorld Podcast

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jan 7, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/john-farrell-talks-economies-scale-renewableenergyworld-podcast/

The title of the link won’t give it away, but I was interviewed on Stephen Lacey’s most recent REW podcast on superconducting technology for transmission.  He generously provided me some time to contrast the lead topic (centralized renewable energy reliant on transmission) with the economics of distributed renewable energy sources.

Skip to 16:30 to hear my thoughts, many of which are derived from this post: Renewable Energy Economies of Scale are Bullshit.

You’ll also find a number of our posts over at RenewableEnergyWorld, where we cross post some of our better work.

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