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Created on Thursday, 22 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electricity grid, green energy, rooftop solar, distributed production
August 22 -- There are 3,200 utilities that make up the U.S. electrical grid, the largest machine in the world. These power companies sell $400 billion worth of electricity a year, mostly derived ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, electricity grid, blackout, costs
August 16 -- Aug. 14, 2003, was a dark day in U.S. history -- in a lot of different ways. It started off as a quiet Thursday. Then a single tree limb in Ohio came crashing down, touching off a power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 25 July 2011 / Industry News
Tags: power demand, electricity demand, electricity grid
July 22, 2011 -- During most of the record electric demand days in New England, winds were strong on Nantucket Sound and Cape Wind would have been producing power at well above average. >>More [ +++ ]