Decentralizing Electricity The Coming Energy Revolution

Electric cars, intelligent washing machines, mini power plants in your basement: Germany is on the verge of an energy revolution. SPIEGEL ONLINE looks at the latest developments in the smart grid and how it will change the relationship between consumers and energy suppliers.
Power supplies in Germany and Europe are likely to be radically decentralized in the coming decades, as illustrated here, in the government supported E-Energy MeRegio project.

Power supplies in Germany and Europe are likely to be radically decentralized in the coming decades, as illustrated here, in the government supported E-Energy MeRegio project.

Foto: MeRegio
Photo Gallery: The Building Blocks of the E-Energy Revolution
Foto: Z1017 Bernd Wüstneck/ dpa
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Photo Gallery: The Building Blocks of the E-Energy Revolution