20.4 C
New York
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Tags Power grid

Tag: Power grid

A large solar storm could knock out the power grid and...

David Wallace, Mississippi State University On Sept. 1 and 2, 1859, telegraph systems around the world failed catastrophically. The...

How to have an all-renewable electric grid

David Timmons, University of Massachusetts Boston The main solution to climate change is well known – stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is...

Why solar ‘microgrids’ are not a cure-all for Puerto Rico’s power...

Peter Fox-Penner, Boston University In addition to its many other devastating human consequences, Hurricane Maria left the island of Puerto Rico with its power grid...

The pull of energy markets – and legal challenges – will...

Hari Osofsky, Pennsylvania State University and Hannah Wiseman, Florida State University On Oct. 10, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt formally announced a repeal of the Clean...

Are solar and wind really killing coal, nuclear and grid reliability?

Joshua D. Rhodes, University of Texas at Austin; Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin; Thomas Deetjen, University of Texas at Austin, and...

The old, dirty, creaky US electric grid would cost $5 trillion...

The electric grid is an amazing integrated system of machines spanning an entire continent. The National Academy of Engineering has called it one of...

Can the power grid survive a cyberattack?

Michael McElfresh, Santa Clara University It’s very hard to overstate how important the US power grid is to American society and its economy. Every critical...

Most Popular

How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?

Cynthia Hooper, College of the Holy Cross “And what, exactly, is there to be celebrating?” snapped Vladimir Putin’s press secretary on Oct. 25, a little...

Who will bury Charles Manson?