Overlapping transmission grids in West Texas will give power plants the power to choose

Michael Giberson At the Gulf Coast Power Association meetings last week in Houston, Jay Caspary of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) was discussing transmission expansion plans, and at slide 20 offered a map showing the overlapping transmission plans of SPP and ERCOT.  The purple lines are proposed 765 kV lines in SPP, the red lines … More Overlapping transmission grids in West Texas will give power plants the power to choose

Vampire killers

Lynne Kiesling No, this is not a post about Buffy, this is about all of those electronic devices that use electricity in standby mode, or device chargers that you leave plugged in when you take your cell phone anad head to work. This very cool vampure graphic from Good points out the worst culprits: plasma … More Vampire killers