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Four things to do long before you lose power
Don’t get left struggling in the dark.
Keeping The Lights On With ‘Virtual Power Plants’
Susan Kennedy stops blackouts by storing energy
Software Reroutes Electricity To Bypass Traffic Jams
Pablo Ruiz prevents bottlenecks in the power grid
How To Save The Electrical Grid
Extreme storms such as Hurricane Sandy have pushed the U.S. electrical grid to its breaking point. The technology exists to keep the lights on—we just need to implement it.
Civilian Drones to Search for Downed Power Lines During Blackouts
Today in ways the impending domestic drone explosion is going to change your life: a number of utilities are testing...
Rolling Robot Transforms Into A Helicopter On Command, Decepticon-Style
Not sure whether to use a cylindrical crawler or a buzzing helicopter for your remote sensing needs? This robot makes...
Massive Solar Storms of the Future Could Reap Katrina-Scale Devastation
If storms as strong as the biggest recorded in the last few two centuries, our electronics-dependent world of today could be in trouble