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    Nov 5, 2013

    New York Taking Action on Power Issues 3

    New York’s electricity grid should be the envy of the nation, but right now in many respects it is a traffic nightmare comparable to the Cross Bronx Expressway during rush hour....More
  • Sep 10, 2013

    Our Fragile, Challenged Electric System 5

    Is our electric system better than it was 10 years ago? With the recent anniversary of the historic 2003 Northeast Blackout, the short answer is, “Yes, but it is still a long way from what it should be.” While national reliability standards have been adopted, making it far less likely that falling trees in Ohio will take out power in the northeast for over 24 hours, more needs to be done to bolster an electric system that remains fragile, challenged, and in need of  overhaul....More
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