I install the giant intake fan and decide to drive it with
the electricity generated in the image. Amazing. There is an interactive
electricity meter on the site. I can pay Genesis Energy for any electricity I
use. That’s nice. I connect it up and wait for the dials to start spinning.
Holy Natural Forces! Something is
seriously wrong. I do an emergency dash into the meter ….
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An important element of enabling people to make effective
use of electricity is to provide them with good knowledge of their consumption
patterns. Many meters in New Zealand are “dial” rather than “number”
meters and it is very helpful if people can read them. Quality data means
quality decisions and use. The Genesis Energy image seriously confuses
scientific principles of force and complicates the challenge of communicating to
electricity consumers how each dial turns in the opposite direction to its
Chapter Five - Land of the Other-The Burning Conundrum.
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