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FEMA Warns: 130 Million Without Electricity For YEARS Following Solar Storm

Written by: Daniel Jennings

A massive magnetic solar storm could knock out much of the US electrical grid and leave 130 million people in the dark, a report from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) concludes. 811 more words

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"The Burning Wire: a Lincoln Rhyme Novel" by Jeffery Deaver

I picked up this crime novel at the beach house where we spent Thanksgiving, and couldn’t put it down. Not wanting to steal it, I made sure to note the author so I could find it for download onto my Kindle, and I finished it promptly after the trip. 339 more words

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I have deliberately tried to NOT make my blog political. Of course I have opinions, and sometimes these slip through here and there unintentionally… but I’ve focused on engineering, recruiting, etc. 203 more words

RT - BREAKING: Detroit power grid down: Police stations, jails without electricity

Published time: December 02, 2014 16:42

A view of Downtown Detroit (Bill Pugliano / Getty Images / AFP)

A massive power outage in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday morning is leaving much of the Motor City in the dark. 313 more words


Low Voltage Active Filter as a Medium Voltage STATCOM for Windpower

When the 32 MW Kville wind power station was being built in Sweden, the local grid owner Fortum was looking for alternatives for inductive compensation.  The long underground cable length cause a dynamic capacitive reactive power problem that normally is compensated using a large MV inductor. 262 more words

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Peru aims to cover rural electrical gap with solar panels by 2020

Peru plans to nearly close its gap in electrical coverage in rural regions by the end of the decade with a recently-awarded $28.5 million solar-energy contract, the government said on Wednesday. 211 more words


China's Solar Power Push - Businessweek

As the world’s largest emitter of carbon, China has decided that one of the best ways to clean up its polluted air is through solar power. 200 more words

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