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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Bringing The Electric Grid into the 21st Century [Or Not]
The good news is that Saturday evening's power failure in NYC was relatively small. The bad news is that we are building windmills rather than upgrading and securing (from terrorism) the United States' electrical grid. In fact, renewables make the grid less reliable.
There is a good essay on the subject here. The bottom line: we need to get started.