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The Electricity Series P3 – Charges and Accounting

Here it is, the final installation in the Electricity Series. Here I go into some of the (utterly boring, but important) methods and reasons behind how you and the rest of the grid are charged for electricity use. From this … Continue reading

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The Electricity Series P2 – AC/DC and the Grid

This is part 2 of what is likely to be a gripping trilogy of posts on how electricity is made and moved around Australia. Part 1: The basics is available here.Part 3 – Charges and Accounting is available here Today … Continue reading

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The Electricity Series P1 – Basics

You might find this hard to believe, but I am regularly asked to explain how electricity works and in particular how the grid works. I’ve been thinking about and answering this question for a while so it’s probably time I … Continue reading

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Government, renewables and exercising choice.

This is a summary of a talk I gave at Meridian Conversations a couple of weeks ago. But, now I’m sober and have the internet, so this version will be a bit better researched. More than anything, it’s about how … Continue reading

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Why Nuclear Fusion Will Never Work

I’ve been trying to get my head around Nuclear Fusion recently. Advocates suggest it will solve virtually every problem ever conceived if they ever get it up and running. I remain unconvinced, yet they still keep asking Governments all over … Continue reading

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