Back to the beginning through smart grid

November 13th, 2013, Published in Articles: Energize

by EK Onwunta and MTE Kahn, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

In the beginning generation was localĀ  and supplied local demand. That changed because of technological advancements with improved efficiency and economies of scale. Modern society is highly dependent on the availability of cheap and reliable electricity. A revival of interest in distributed generation implies a full circle in the generation of electricity.

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