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[–] Ghetto_Shitlord 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Source? My home is exclusively wind powered. The only failures have been caused by the legacy power company being a shit corporation and not maintaining lines.


[–] 12740629? 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Why would the legacy power company maintain the lines between your windmills and your house?


[–] ruck_feddit 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Its fucking stupid. My state allows you to buy power from sources other than your local power company. Sure, you save a few bucks per year, but you're the last for repairs by the local power company when there's damage or necessary maintenance.


[–] Ghetto_Shitlord 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Because they own them, and lease them to other providers. I have about 30 power companies to choose from thanks to this system.

I would like to see the same laws that make this possible applied to internet, we already have a working model in how power is using line sharing.