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One year after the 2003 blackout: Is Wisconsin prepared?

On Aug. 13 and 14, 2003, the United States was hit with the largest blackout in its history. Wild power surges and transmission failures exposed holes in the grid that were previously unknown. Its business as usual for Wisconsin power companies, now that preparing for a similar disaster has been placed on their agendas.

The blackouts effects were unprecedente......

Full article >>> uched lightly, the message the blackout sent remained clear. We were fortunate ... [but] it definitely rang alarm bells about the system, said Erin Dammen, a spokesperson for Alliant Energy. Obviously the grid is interconnected, and what happens throughout the nation will affect us.

The blackout drove into power companies a key idea the need for as much backup power as possible. This sum......

Full article >>> ackout exposed some key flaws in the energy network of America: there are thousands of transmission lines that have no real protection, power nodes that are critical to operation and easy to knock out, and generators that are located far from the users and repair methods.

Heins suggests the best way to prevent a reoccurrence of last years blackout is to work toward energy efficiency. Impl......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Les Chappell 08/18/04


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