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System Structure

Mass in Action shows the limits that are reached in sizing, upscaling and cost justification of current used generation technolgy. The advantages have turned into disadvantages as we are no longer able to deliver enough power at a right price on the location where it is needed.  Each and every part of our current systems for generation and distribution is engineered specifically with full use of new or renewed components and parts, resulting in very advanced generation complexes with marginal efficiency improvements at rising cost prices and asthonishing investment amounts for generation and distribution.

Criteria for "future" systems


Central System technology (gas, coal, nuclear)

Green & sustainable

Fossile fuels, nuclear waste, etc.


High, due to refined engineering. Vulnerable to "single point of failure"


High for its exquisite technical level. Extremely expensive (no standard components)


Requires high level trained staff and many secundary control mechanism's/systems


High voltage grid necessary


Around 1M/Mwh investment. Secundary investments again 1M/MW (site, logistics, etc)


Expensive (fuel). Requires staff, engineers, maintenace people and auxiliary functions.


Fixed, regardless of demand or situation


Fixed, both in location as in demand requirements. Broadcasting energy creates waste.


Bespoke engineering. No upgrades. Possible renewals of elements/components.

Residual value

Negative. Cannot be used after lifetime expires. High cost for demolition/cleaning.


High, if capacity is fully used. Otherwise a lot of fuel, heat and power waste.


One way connectivity. No possibilities for grid balanced demand.

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