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Benefits of GENI

Economic Economic

Linking inter-regional energy grids:

  • connects nations into a common economic framework.
  • reduces demand for fossil fuels, extending the life of our global oil supply.
  • provides new markets for electricity sales for areas with excess capacity.
  • allows purchase of cheaper power from neighbor utilities, saving utilities money.
  • brings needed income to developing nations, for development and debt repayment, through the export of excess energy.
  • allows cheaper power to be delivered from distant locations, often displacing imported, expensive fossil fuels.
  • offers mutually beneficial projects where military-industrial corporations can be converted to civilian initiatives while maintaining full employment.

Environmental Environmental

Extending grid systems:

  • reduce the need for thermal generation (coal, oil, gas).
  • reduce pollution caused by burning fossil fuels (greenhouse and acid rain gases).
  • means utilities would eventually only run their most efficient and economical generators.
  • makes available cheaper renewable energy from sources thousands of miles away, displacing polluting fossil fuels.
  • makes electricity an export commodity for developing nations - replacing the cutting and selling of trees, reducing the loss of topsoil and rainforests, and slowing the spread of deserts.

International Trade and Cooperation International Trade and Cooperation

Western Europe's energy grid has been interconnected for years and is now moving to eliminate all electricity tariffs within the European community.

Expanding electric energy networks:

  • connect neighboring nations into a continuous trading relationship.
  • provide instantaneous electricity to all nations - benefiting the economies of first world nations and supporting the economic development of third world countries.
  • allow electricity flow from areas of excess capacity to areas of demand - a situation that is constantly changing on our rotating planet.
  • connect old East-West enemies and developing world economies. Trading partners rarely go to war; it's not good business to shoot your supplier or customer.

Hunger and Overpopulation Hunger & Overpopulation

Nations with enough energy for societal needs have a steady population - a condition predicted for third world countrieswhen adequate energy becomes available.

Adequate energy and electricity:

  • provide the infrastructure for a clean water supply (pump, filter, and purify) as well as refrigeration and essential childhood vaccines.
  • support all elements of the food delivery system: irrigation, trasport manufacturing and packaging, refrigeration, and waste disposal.
  • creates a proportionate reduction in infant mortality rates and, subsequently, in birth rates. Hunger is no longer a society-wide issue. Large families are no longer needed as a means of social security.



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