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How to know the difference between a local power outage and rolling blackouts

The Tribune 02 Feb 2023
In winter 2022, Texas’ power grid avoided widespread blackouts due to cold weather ... OK, what about the statewide power grid — what factors put stress on the grid? ... For example, the grid operator asks power plants to be online and available all the time in case they’re needed, instead of going online or offline based on market demand.
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Kentucky Utility Uses Past Lessons to Prepare for Devastating Tornado

Commonwealth Journal 01 Feb 2023
Knowledge is power, and we used this information to understand our remaining workload and to share status reports with the community.” ... By day seven, the substation was back online, and within one month, all power was restored to customers who could be reconnected to the grid.
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Grid congestion continues to increase in Netherlands

PV Magazine 24 Jan 2023
Over the past two years, Liander has implemented a number of measures to increase grid capacity in several areas facing grid constraints, as such bottlenecks are preventing more renewables from going online ... Tennet also recently developed an interactive online map showing the locations in the country where the power grid is most congested.
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Octopus Energy customers saved up to £9 as they helped reduce demand

AOL 24 Jan 2023
... up their energy use on Monday evening and helping reduce the strain on the power grid ... By asking households to help out by using electricity at slightly different times to usual, the grid does not have to pay very expensive power plants to come online and produce more power.
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Millions face blackout as countrywide power outage hits Pakistan

Gulf News 23 Jan 2023
The Energy Ministry said the country’s national grid went down at 7.34am local time, “causing a widespread breakdown in the power system” ... Limited grids back online ... “Power has been restored at more than 50 feeders connected to various grid stations,” IESCO said in its evening update.
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The Demand Flexibility Service: how can I be paid to switch off my oven?

AOL 23 Jan 2023
National Grid is set to run its new scheme that pays people to reduce their electricity use for the first time ... If demand and supply are not well balanced it could lead to the grid collapsing. Traditionally, in order to ensure they are matched, the grid got more supply online by telling power plants to produce more.
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Bitcoin Mining Is Booming Despite Market Headwinds

Decrypt 23 Jan 2023
“When the cold front gripped North America, some miners turned off because the cold caused operational issues while others curtailed their power draw to supply electricity back to the grid in response to power shortages,” said Harper ... When the bad weather ended, 37 EH/s came back online," he said.
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Weekend Read: Giga and giga

PV Magazine 21 Jan 2023
Research company Rystad Energy last month identified “gridlock” or “insufficient grid capacity” as “a major impediment to bringing new renewable power online” in Europe ... of excess electricity injected into the network should mean grid power will be virtually free between 10 a.m.
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Texas regulator proposes power market overhaul after 2021 freeze

Natural Gas World 20 Jan 2023
... new generation capacity and increasing grid reliability ... The unanimous vote by the five-member commission proposed requiring electricity retailers to pay power plants to be ready to come online during grid emergencies, encouraging the construction of new generation resources.
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TELEVISION: ‘The Last of Us’ — ‘Walking Dead’ meets ‘Station Eleven’

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 Jan 2023
Don't trust anyone ... But I like that "The Last of Us" isn't consumed with telling stories about the powerful, but instead is focused on regular people who are just trying to make it through this mess ... Once he gets the power grid back online, he creates an illusion of normalcy for himself in his emptied-out neighborhood ... .
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VCs are investing in these hot areas of climate tech

Business Insider 15 Jan 2023
As more people buy electric cars and install solar panels, and as utilities bring more renewable energy and battery storage online, tools are needed to manage how all these elements interact with the power grid ... The European Union is cracking down on emissions from the diesel-powered cargo ships that enable our collective consumerism.
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A Far-Right Promise: 'To Create Civil Disorder and Inspire Further Violence'

Common Dreams 12 Jan 2023
... that their purpose could well be “to create civil disorder and inspire further violence.” Citing the report, CNN noted that “anti-government groups in the past two years began using online forums to urge followers to attack critical infrastructure, including the power grid.
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“To Create Civil Disorder and Inspire Further Violence”: The Far-Right Assault on Our Future

Resilience 11 Jan 2023
... that their purpose could well be “to create civil disorder and inspire further violence.” Citing the report, CNN noted that “anti-government groups in the past two years began using online forums to urge followers to attack critical infrastructure, including the power grid.
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‘The Last of Us’ review: ‘The Walking Dead’ meets ‘Station Eleven’ in this HBO adaptation ...

Finger Lakes Times 11 Jan 2023
Don’t trust anyone ... But I like that “The Last of Us” isn’t consumed with telling stories about the powerful, but instead is focused on regular people who are just trying to make it through this mess ... Once he gets the power grid back online, he creates an illusion of normalcy for himself in his emptied-out neighborhood ... ———. 'THE LAST OF US' ... 9 p.m ... ———. .
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New York partially banned cryptocurrency mining. Now environmentalists want more.

Politico 07 Jan 2023
The law does not affect cryptocurrency mining that uses power drawn from the electric grid ... The region has an abundance of former power plants and manufacturing sites with unused electrical infrastructure that is appealing to the industry ... Blockfusion, when it was operating, ran on power from the grid, which is primarily hydropower.

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