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View Resource Power Grid Issues

Tampa Electric (1) offers animated illustrations that show how electricity is created and distributed. The first lets the user see the main components of a power plant, while the second outlines what is involved in transmission from the power plant to the destination. A less flashy but more detailed description of the electricity generation process is provided by the Energy Information...
View Resource Electricity Database Files

The Electricity Database Files Web site from the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration division contains several helpful resources. The site's two main categories are entitled Electric Generator Databases and Power Plant Databases, which contain more than a dozen links to related information. These include everything from an Annual Electric Generator Report, Electric Utilities...
View Resource EPRI: Factors Related to the Series of Outages on August 14, 2003

A non-profit energy research consortium, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), prepared a white paper, recently updated, describing its assessment of factors which may have contributed to the series of outages on August 14, 2003 in the United States and Canada. The study focused on systemic factors as well as specific operational and performance factors, but was not a root cause analysis....