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Economies of Scale are “Bullshit”

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Nov 12, 2010 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

I spoke with a Minnesota-based wind developer in late 2010 and in a wide-ranging conversation about developing distributed wind projects, he remarked:

“Economies of scale are bullshit”

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John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.


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