[LMB] rural power/phone/cable lines

baur baur at chello.at
Fri Sep 23 13:34:57 BST 2011

how much gasoline does it take to keep it running for an hour .. and 
what does gasoline cost ..?



phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:37:08PM -0600, Pat Mathews wrote:
>> Yes, do tell me about it. Some tales I've heard would have you believe
>> that OTG people are reduced to a single light bulb and tightly
>> rationed power (have you read a book called "Thrifty Green"? A woman
>> moves to Taos to live OTG, complications ensue, presumably a true
>> story) and some make it sound like living in luxury.
> Well, there's solar off-grid, and there's buying a gas powered
> generator, and there's how much you spend on panels or batteries.
> EU1000i claims to be a kilowatt gasoline generator for about $1000.
> Sounds cheaper than big power plants...
> -xx- Damien X-)
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