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elnav
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For anyone who thinks going of grid will reduce their carbon foot print this article from low tech magazine may not be such good news. It should be required reading however.

https://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2008/03/the-ugly-side-o.html

I live in a region where the utility power is 100% hydro electric generation. We shut of the natural gas so I’m reasonably sure our carbon footprint is prety small. going solar looks to be a step backwards