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Sun August 11, 2013
Burn: The Switch

Burn: An Energy Journal – The Switch

Airs Sunday, August 11 at 6 p.m.  Our nation’s power grid, the patchwork system that transmits and distributes electricity from plants to consumers, is aging and stretched to capacity—especially in summer months when users face triple-digit temperatures, violent storms and power outages.  
BURN examines the state of America’s electric power grid and the science needed to modernize it. 
- Can 21st century electrical engineers use “smart grid” technology to prevent power outages?

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