This Visionary CEO Is Killing the Ene...

This Visionary CEO Is Killing the Energy Paradigm

There are 1 comment on the The Motley Fool story from Jun 8, 2013, titled This Visionary CEO Is Killing the Energy Paradigm. In it, The Motley Fool reports that:

In a changing world, the survivors are often those who can jettison the familiar in favor of entirely new strategies.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Motley Fool.


La Quinta, CA

#1 Jun 8, 2013
"Despite these megaprojects, Crane ultimately sees no future for high-voltage transmission lines. "It's idiotic to put panels in the desert and transmit electricity to cities." Noting that there are 130 million wooden utility poles across the U.S., Crane wryly observed, "The 21st century economy should not be based on wooden poles." Crane envisions a distributed solar future, whether it's through rooftop or parking lot installations, observing that solar photovoltaic (PV) technology downsizes well."

I'm betting there are a lot of CEOs from other energy companies that would like to shut this guy up. This guy Crane just may be the driving force that changes the electric industry from a centralized generation system to a distributed generation system with smaller grids that have storage facilities along the smaller grid structures. That would be a step away from the status quo of generation and delivery, to a new business model of distributed generation that the utility then "stores" and delivers when demanded by the customer base.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Weather Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Macedonia's tiny Jewish community, JDC help flo... 3 hr MACEDONIA ISGREECE 10
News Hay fever cases set to soar across Europe Fri Pollution probs 2 1
News Severe thunderstorm watch ended for Halton Fri BIA 1
News 'Unprecedented' flooding slams Gulf Coast Fri Sally 11
News Storms knock out power Thu UTrashy 4
News Some creepy stuff went down on St. Joe (20 phot... Aug 25 Green 1
News 'Substantial damage' reported after tornadoes t... Aug 25 Phyllis Schlafly ... 1
More from around the web