A solar anti-grid rebellion led by apathy?

Solar, batteries, smart appliances and smart grids could fuel an energy revolution, but do households really want to be 'prosumers'?


On Friday I touched upon some interesting findings from a CSIRO study that outlined the possibility that the increased use of distributed energy, such as solar, plus the use of batteries from electric vehicles would mean much of our electricity infrastructure becomes redundant. 

Under one scenario, entitled the ‘Rise of the Prosumer’, electricity consumption from the eastern states grid would be a third lower in 2050 than what it was in 2006. 

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