View Single Post
Old Jun 17 2015, 03:29 PM   #16
Daccio
Crafter
 
Daccio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New Jersey, USA
Gender: M
Fan of: All the Weyrs of Pern
Now Reading: The Two Georges
Default Re: Pern in 500 years

Just to be clear, when I suggest the Pernese could have electricity, I'm not proposing they would have a continent-wide grid set up like us on Earth. It wasn't that long ago, even in the U.S. that power generation was a local town -wide phenomenon. The town I live in was a company town and had a coal-fired electric plant. Many had hydroelectric generators where appropriately falling water was available. But then, many of the towns around here were built near water for mills and such.
Daccio is offline   Reply With Quote