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About the Grid

A electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from suppliers to consumers.

But it is not only that. With the rise of renewable energies, the grid will mean integration of new technologies that will give new employment opportunities.

The options are diverse:

Global News

Power plume

Power plume. Photo of power plant exhaust stack and electrical distribution yard seen through a chain-link fence in early evening, San Francisco, California.

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Keeping Reactor Electric Systems in Phase

Jake Zimmerman
Electrical Engineering Branch Chief
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation

Nuclear power plants generate electricity, but their systems need power from the grid to operate. 410 more words


DOE Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding

Source: DOE Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding | Department of Energy |

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today built on its Grid Modernization Initiative – an ongoing effort that reflects the Obama Administration’s commitment to improving the resiliency, reliability, and security of the nation’s electricity delivery system. 420 more words

Clean Energy

Twenty-five years ago: Remembering the night “Operation Desert Storm” was launched on Iraq

By Blue Woman

Global Research, January 17, 2016

European Turkish Friendships 16 January 2016

‘Operation Desert Storm’, the massive air and missile aggression on Iraq… 825 more words

Off-Grid Power...Or Not

Why even consider off-grid power sources?

With the rapid rise in power demand in recent years coupled with the aging power distribution system in the US and the increased regulations placed on the coal power industry (which supplies most of our electrical power) we are looking at the approach of the perfect storm for the electrical grid. 1,567 more words


6 Ways The Power Grid Could Collapse

By Bill WhiteSurvivoPedia

Of all our infrastructure, the electrical power grid is the most fragile. In the 2013 Infrastructure Report Card, prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Energy received a grade of D. 556 more words

Power Grid Threats