Power to the People

Power to the People

Author: Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781466893740

Page: 368

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By placing small units close to the end users, utilities (or end users) need not send so much power down those aging ... The Power to the People coalition, in which Global Exchange was a partner, continued to argue: It has become clear ...

A guided tour of a revolution in the making that promises to change our lives Global warming, rolling black outs, massive tanker spills, oil dependence: our profligate ways have doomed us to suffer such tragedies, right? Perhaps, but Vijay Vaitheeswaran, the energy and environment correspondent for The Economist, sees great opportunity in the energy realm today, and Power to the People is his fiercely independent and irresistibly entertaining look at the economic, political, and technological forces that are reshaping the world's management of energy resources. In it, he documents an energy revolution already underway--a revolution as radical as the communications revolution of the past decades.

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