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How a public power agency in Sonoma County could revolutionize the grid

Darwin Bond-Graham's recent article in the Bohemian

 "Imagine that five years from now when a light switch is flipped on in a Santa Rosa home, the electricity comes straight from solar panels mounted on the roof of a nearby school; and when it's too cloudy to generate solar juice, turbines roar at the geothermal plants near Geyserville; and when demand for wattage is highest, a power plant near the airport that runs on methane extracted from chicken poop kicks in; and during the winter's storms, wave-generated electricity streams across lines from Bodega—all low-carbon, with not a watt of nuclear power in sight."

Read the article: http://www.bohemian.com/bohemian/05.25.11/feature-1121.html#

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