Taking the UK’s transmission system and the circumstances which led to a dramatic blackout as a direct example, Javier Cavada and Gary Preece of liquid air energy storage (LAES) systems company Highview Power look at how such events could be avoided, cost-effectively and with lesser environmental consequences. The stability of the energy grid in any […]
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The national power grid was prepared for the fall in demand and has been gradually scaling down thermal power generation in steps since 7.30 PM. In tandem power generation from gas-based and hydel generation units were being scaled up to maintain the balance. Kolkata: Almost 26 GW of demand dropped between 9:00 PM and 9:15 […]
LOS ANGELES: New York City was sent into a frenzy on Saturday when a massive blackout struck much of Manhattan leaving millions without power exactly 42 years to the day since the last large-scale Manhattan outage. The power went out around 7 p.m. due to an alleged transformer fire affecting large parts of Midtown and […]