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Energy maybe also will become one of the main commodity based currencies (beside water, but that has a quality facet beside a continuity facet). By the fact that energy has the huge advance that it has no quality aspect (besides continuity) and its working value is not inflatable by anybody, energy could become the main currency. With a kWh value that varies in a steady schedule per hour of the day, or with a steady value regardless the time of the day as mankind starts to adjust more and more their energy use moments (automatically by the power management unit everybody will have) by the energy supply. Energy as currency would loose it value as we could find and harvest new abundant energy resources.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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