Researchers at University of British Columbia Okanagan campus are working at a goal of eliminating brownouts and blackouts. The new research is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids. The research published in the International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy, describes a power system operation that will consist of multiple microgrids – separate […]

Stanford University researchers now propose three separate ways to avoid blackouts if an economy transitions all its energy to electricity or direct heat and provides the energy with 100 percent wind, water and sunlight. It a relief to know someone is thinking about reducing the risks of renewables to an economy. Renewable energy solutions are […]

Hugh Byrd & Steve Matthewman have written an overview of what happens when electrical power goes out. Its not a pretty picture. Blackouts, a total loss of power on the main lines to homes and business are serious problems. For those in the developed world blackouts have, so far been annoyances with mild to moderate […]

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