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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 12:57 PM

 

The grid of tomorrow is no grid at all (Ted Talks)

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Reply The grid of tomorrow is no grid at all (Ted Talks) (Original post)
2on2u Dec 2012 OP
northoftheborder Dec 2012 #1
2on2u Dec 2012 #2
longship Dec 2012 #3
Flabbergasted Dec 2012 #4
2on2u Dec 2012 #5
Flabbergasted Dec 2012 #6
AlecBGreen Dec 2012 #7

Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 02:04 PM

1. Excellent, thank you for this.

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Response to northoftheborder (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 02:05 PM

2. Imagine if we spent as much on this as we do on "defense". n/t

 

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 02:36 PM

3. And solar max is coming within a year.

All we need is a big CME aimed at Earth and we'll see just how robust the grid really is.

CME = coronal mass ejection.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:16 PM

4. I am so excited by this. Absolutely amazing.

I have so many unanswered questions.

Can it replace wire...it is 1000 times more conductive than copper so very low heat loss on transfer. It would conduct more amps at lower voltage with essentially no resistance in a small circuit?

Would it be safer environmentally and cheaper than copper to manufacture?

Would touching the window shock you?

Is beaming the energy dangerous or essentially like sunlight?

I sent this to several friends...perhaps it should be reposted in gd.

Thanks for sharing

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Response to Flabbergasted (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:19 PM

5. And don't you feel just a little bit flabbergasted as well??? Glad you found it uplifting

 

it is just this side of magic for me..... good stuff that could completely change just about everything.

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Response to 2on2u (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:28 PM

6. I'm taking an electricity class. This would essentially

Change nearly the entire trade and how we look at energy. I sent the video to my teacher. I'm really curious about his take.

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Response to 2on2u (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:36 PM

7. agree

electricity/magnetism = straight up magic. Every time i brush up on it Im dumbfounded.

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