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Finding ideas on sustainable energy has not being easy as I intially thought,it has been tough;not in the sense that there are no ideas out there.

There are many ideas,however,I find that most these ideas are one dimensional in the sense that they are focused on one type of technology -microbial fuel;hydro;solar etc.All these are credible concepts(some better than others).But since the only thing that is constant in life is change.

I think one has to consider whether these technologies take into account the some of the factors that could possibly influence change within a particular context:

  • location:this will determine the type of technology appropriate for the area [topography considerations].
  • electricity usage: on avarage what do people use electricity on;how much of it.
  • wind:is it strong enough?;etc
  • solar: is there enough radiation to generate electricty for the"area" ; storm-dust.
  • hydropower system: is the water source perenial/or not; strong enough current ?
  • resource availbilty:what else does the area have that can give a certain technology an advantage over others.
  • cost:socio-economic status of the region
  • etc[I don't think I have exhausted factors that might influence the appropriate off the grid technology]

Some of these things change with seasons - does the technology cater for these changes ?

These factors will determine whether such a technology is actually sustainable,and I find that a hybrid solution[a combination of one or more of these technologies] is the "best solution" since it will anticipate changes within the particular context;I have yet to find someone who has a hybrid solution or am I looking in the wrong places ;asking the wrong questions- please help.

Thanks in advance

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Comment by Jen Shaffer on March 22, 2010 at 11:40pm
You are asking some really important questions here. Sustainability is the long term goal and site specifics are going to be really important to meeting the goal. This is a great laundry list to look at as one considers building local and regional renewable power systems regardless of where you are in the world!
Comment by Nick Heyming on March 23, 2010 at 12:21am
There is an agent with a hybrid solution the he just posted named Karamveer Lalh. Check out his hybrid wind/solar generator.
Comment by Karamveer Lalh on March 23, 2010 at 1:47am
Ya id be happy to help you out if you want,

Great list of questions though, hopefully the info i posted on my blog can help you out there.

-Karamveer
Comment by Rendani Mulaudzi on March 23, 2010 at 6:26pm
thanks once more.

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