Common Currency: Don't dismiss coal as energy source just yet
"Power from Coal Mines by Wire Seen as the Next Big Economy; Conversion of Fuel at the Source Would Mean Cheap Electricity in Every Home and Factory."
When this newspaper headline ran Sept. 30, 1923 the concept of large-scale electric generating stations was still so novel that the vocabulary to describe the technology of power transmission through an energized grid hadn't even been invented yet.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.