25 Jan '15, 2pm

#peakoil Power breakdown plunges Pakistan into darkness: Pakistan was plunged into darkness after a key power

Davy on Sun, 25th Jan 2015 8:13 am I have mentioned multiple time here about grid instability. We need to look to those countries that have unstable grids now as education for those of us who only experience this on rare occasions like a storm or mechanical breakdown. This grid instability is going to go a step further most likely with service triage as BAU dies. As limits of growth, diminishing returns, and carrying capacity overshoot coalesce in the bumpy descent TPTB will have no choice but to triage out regions or social segments in a drive to protect the core. This will be the last acts of BAU much like the bodies reaction to hyperthermia. I have mentioned multiple times to mitigate this likely scenario we need to now invest in low cost, low tech, end-user dispersed, low power, and robustly reliable AltE of every kind per the comparative advantage each of our locals. ...

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