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jongabay   9/12/2013 2:43:16 PM
?? What are your thoughts on energy monitoring tools?  Seems like they would be a foundation for evaluating the efficiency of any form of alternative energy that consumes electricity. Thanks for an informative session Jon.

Thank you -- Energy monitoring tools would be a great idea if they could become standardized. Even efficiency calculations vary. For fuel based systems, the intrinsic energy in the fuels would have to be normalized against costs to make it an apple to apple comparison. Since fuel costs change, this would have to be alive caluclating spreadsheet type of tool.  This would be a good thesis project.


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