seattle city light http://kplu.org en Smart Grid: Possible ointment for sting of deadly power outages http://kplu.org/post/smart-grid-possible-ointment-sting-deadly-power-outages <p></p><p>The images are everywhere: whole sections of lower-Manhattan dark, the&nbsp;electric grid blown out by Hurricane Sandy.</p><p>It shouldn’t be that way, say some northwest technology experts, who&nbsp;want to see the modernization of our electric utilities.&nbsp;Their answer? Something called the “<a href="http://science.time.com/2012/10/30/hurricane-sandy-will-put-a-rickety-power-grid-to-the-test/">smart grid</a><a href="https://www.sheddingalight.com/blog-articles/communicating-smart-grid-benefits-sea-propaganda/">.</a>"</p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 23:46:04 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 6895 at http://kplu.org Smart Grid: Possible ointment for sting of deadly power outages