Electricity for the Future (with current technology)

Here’s a nice bit of hope for those of us despairing at how countries like Australia are going backwards on sustainability – Eigg, off the coast of Scotland, is approaching 100% sustainable electricity supply.

Here’s how Australia could easily, economically follow.

Although theirs is a grid system, it also reminds me of this excellent TEDx talk on how off-grid technologies are not only great for sustainability, but also offer great promise in areas where people are going without due to lack of (affordable) infrastructure:

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