ERCOT News Release: Power Warning – Conservation Critical
Austin, Aug.4, 2011 - Consumers and businesses are asked to reduce their electricity use during peak electricity hours from 3 to 7 p.m. today to avert the need for rotating outages.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT), system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, initi…
Experiment With the Electrical Grid Could Make Your Clocks Wrong
Starting in mid-July, your electric clocks and coffeemakers could be running up to 20 minutes fast, and you probably won’t know why.
For the past 80 years, clocks plugged in to an electrical source have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that powers them. If this current doesn’t ke…
They Are Making Frankenstein!
This is a pretty sweet video.  Electricity can be very dangerous and powerful but it's so cool to look at.  This video isn't very long but it does show you that type of power it can produce.