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In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid. But
Distribution Automation routes power around potential problem areas, often with no noticeable interruption in service. Installation of these devices resulted in 82,000 fewer customer power interruptions in 2012. During the severe storms that hit the
Home / Daily Business Report / Daily Business Report Jan. 31, 2013 Daily Business Report Jan. 31, 2013 Horton Plaza Park rendering State Breathes New Life Into the Horton Plaza Park Project Downtown A revised decision by the state Department of
23746549 This summer's heat wave and power-outage-inducing thunderstorms are proving to be yet another trial-by-fire for Commonwealth Edison CEO Anne Pramaggiore, the first woman to lead Illinois' largest utility.
Panetta warned of a potential cyber- Pearl Harbor involving a possible attack on the electric grid, Mother Nature took the cue and hit the East Coast with a storm that left millions of us for days without electricity from the grid. Some said silent
While noting that the storm, known as a "derecho," hit the region with hurricane-like force without giving utilities much warning, O'Malley said he intends to speak with executives at Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and Pepco and with the Public Service
But blackouts would only result if a plant shutdown or the state experience record high temperatures...Many of those companies have complained in recent years that Texans don't pay enough for electricity for them to invest in new generation plants.
Texas The president of the Texas electric grid says the state barely has enough electric supply to meet demand this summer. Trip Doggett told lawmakers Tuesday morning that any unexpected drop in generation or spike in demand could lead to rolling
June 14, 2012 Summer typically means warmer weather and increased air conditioning use. This summer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers that, while adequate electricity supplies are lined up to meet customers energy needs,
July 7, 2012 As hundreds of thousands swelter without power a week after a violent storm pummeled the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, energy experts say the future will look even worse if the nation's aging, congested electrical grid isn't upgraded.