Friday, May 8, 2009

U.S. Electrical Grid

Here's detailed interactive graphical representation of the U.S. electrical power grid from NPR. It shows the grid and power generation facilities, as well as wind and solar potential.

The U.S. electric grid is a complex network of independently owned and operated power plants and transmission lines. Aging infrastructure, combined with a rise in domestic electricity consumption, has forced experts to critically examine the status and health of the nation's electrical systems.

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