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Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think

Cars That Think

Similarly, having a distribution line (often illegally rigged) running to a dwelling tells us nothing about the usage of power or the reliability of its supply. Even South Africa, by far the best-supplied country south of the Sahara, suffers from frequent blackouts. What does 50 kWh/year deliver?

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Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

will be competing for the same finite supplies of oil and gas. Just this past year Russia sent tanks into oil-rich Georgia, and an oil tanker was hijacked off the coast of Somalia. But what if we have only a short time before the oil supply is disrupted? To get an adequate supply of batteries for U.S. And they exist.

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