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Imagine this was your home town, because sooner or later, events like these are likely in your neighborhood too: Demand for electricity skyrocketed as air-conditioners ...
by jamess
Comment Count 70 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 11:21 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
Good morning, Bomber and Meeses and everyone else. These Mondays really come around inexorably, don't they? Questions of the day: Of all the liberal causes out there (and they are legion), which is ...
by Floja Roja
Comment Count 85 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 42 Recommends
The 'independent' market monitor who has been investigating the events surrounding the Texas blackouts of February 2011 has released his report. You can find it ...
by echo still
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 09:03 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Do you like to spend your Sunday sitting on the couch watching your favorite local pro football team on the TV? Then this ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 11:06 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
This diary is an update to my original smartmeter diary which can be found ...
by echo still
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 02:25 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hino Electric Power Company is an independently owned and operated retail electric provider that operates in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. I first heard about them ...
by echo still
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 02:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
In case you missed it - Miami is without power. FPL had an oops - the substation near a nuke plant had a trip off on a hot day. The problem is that the system cascades in an event like this. When a ...
by tjlord
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2008 at 02:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Ocassionally we hear about the intelligent grid. Reporters refer to it in an offhand manner. We know the building of it is in our future and yet neither Simulus I or Stimulus II contains much if ...
by Isabella Baumfree
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 09:33 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This Diary will use graphics and data to make an important point. It is a part of ...
by echo still
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 02:50 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Aug 17, 2011: This Diary has undergone a substantial rewrite but key points are the same The Texas blackouts of February 2011 have convinced me that smartmeters are not completely reliable. ...
by echo still
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 10:33 AM PST with 4 Recommends
by Grodge
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Apr 17, 2006 at 04:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Ok...so, Texas had a cold snap...there were rolling blackouts...wholesale electricity prices went from $50 per MegaWatt to the cap of $3,000 per MegaWatt (which had been lifted from $2,250 to $3,000 ...
by echo still
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 06:13 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This diary will serve as a Dallas Fort Worth weather reference to my smartmeter ...
by echo still
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 02:46 PM PDT with 1 Recommend