With all the recent talk about shutting down Vermont Yankee, one has to wonder where we will get our electricity if and when it goes offline. No matter what your opinion about Vermont Yankee, you should be thinking about your electricity, both availability and cost. There is a big push now from utility companies for “distributed energy,” where the electricity is produced at or near the point of use. There is a reason for this. It costs them a lot of money to upgrade their distribution lines to meet the growing demand for power, so the more they can reduce the demand, the longer they can wait to upgrade their systems.
With that in mind, you may find yourself paying a LOT more for power, or having limits on your usage placed on you when it may not be convenient for you. You should consider installing a clean, renewable energy source to help meet your needs and reduce your costs, such as a photovoltaic (PV) system. A properly designed and installed system will enable you to produce your own electricity, plus make some extra to send back into the electric grid for others to use. In doing this, you will shave your electric bill, and have power to use when you need it.
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