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U.s Power Grid
01-17-2007, 06:44 PM,
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U.s Power Grid
From Solarstorms.org:

Quote:The US power grid is a complex electrical apparatus that has well-known sensitivities to space weather disturbances. Recent changes in its design and utilization have significantly reduced its operating margins to supply us with on-demand electricity. This means there is less flexibility available with which to deal with power shortages and blackouts.

Space weather events can damage equipment over wide geographic regions so that recovery delays become substantially longer and more costly...

Full article with links can be found at http://www.solarstorms.org/Spower.html
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