Power to the People

by William Yeatman on December 15, 2008

in Blog

-America's electricity infrastructure is bursting at the seams, as demand for juice outpaces the grid's capacity to accommodate the flow. Massive investment in new wires and transmission towers is necessary to avoid an increasing threat of system-wide failures of the sort that left 10 million in the Northeast without power during the summer of 2003, warns the North American Electricity Reliability Corporation, an industry watchdog.

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