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It turns out the United States—which has the largest and most complex electric power network in the world, and which is completely and utterly dependent upon electricity for its daily survival—does not have the capability of manufacturing the single most crucial component of its electrical grid: the TRANSFORMER.
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Attended ARPA-E’s annual Energy Innovation Summit this week. For those of you not familiar with ARPA-E, it’s the baby sister to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), that great government program that brought us the likes of the Internet and GPS. 722 more words
DALLAS (AP) – The operator of the electric grid that lights most of the state is appealing to customers to use less electricity because of the extreme cold. 138 more words