How To Heal The Electricity Grid

Our electric power grid our the nation's circulatory system. Scientific American examines how to keep the nation healthy.
October 23, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The nation's electric power grid suffered a massive heart attack on the afternoon of August 14 when lights winked out from Ohio and Ontario to New York. Although no one knows precisely why a seemingly mundane local system failure cascaded so far, researchers have long seen tension in the grid and are pondering ways to minimize the chance of big blackouts."

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Published on Monday, October 3, 2005 in Scientific American
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