When the ‘Power Grid’ stops working, you’ll have to get a new one
Fox News reports that as the power grid struggles to cope with the unprecedented power outages, it’s time to replace it.
That’s because, with some 30,000 MW of power going out each day, there are no replacement generators available.
And that means if you want to power your home and office with your own power, you need to find a new generator, Fox News reported.
“If you’re looking for a generator that can replace all the power that’s out there, you can’t go wrong with a new unit from a brand-new supplier,” Scott Bostock, chief technology officer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, told Fox News.
“But you have to look for a system that’s reliable and has a long-term supply.”
That’s why Bostocks lab recently created the Power Grid Project, a database of generators and suppliers that will help companies better understand what they need.
The database is meant to be a resource for new and existing generators, with a focus on reliable, reliable, and long-lasting power.
And it’s getting more accurate as the outages continue.
The data includes more than 1,300 generators and a list of manufacturers that offer reliable, long-life power systems, Bostack said.
“We’re not making any assumptions that the system will be reliable or reliable enough,” Bostocker told Fox.
“Our goal is to be able to say, ‘Well, what can we replace this generator with?
What’s the risk?
What would we like to do to ensure that it lasts longer than the generators that it replaces?'”
He said that companies can use that information to improve their power systems and make them more reliable.
BostOCK: We’re not saying, ‘We’re going to replace every generator in the world with this new system.’
We’re saying, What are the technologies that we’re going out and doing that’s going to make this system more reliable and more reliable for us?
In the past, power companies have used a variety of ways to manage power outage: They’ve shut down power stations to keep power flowing to customers, they’ve used generators to draw electricity from other generators, and they’ve installed backup generators to provide a temporary supply. “
When you have a system, it has to be reliable, so you can trust it to provide power when it’s needed,” he said.
In the past, power companies have used a variety of ways to manage power outage: They’ve shut down power stations to keep power flowing to customers, they’ve used generators to draw electricity from other generators, and they’ve installed backup generators to provide a temporary supply.
“Now the grid has to deal with more outages and more out-of-control power,” BOSTOCK said.
Power companies have been trying to address the growing outages in recent months.
The National Weather Service has warned that the weather may worsen over the next week, with more than a dozen tornadoes occurring in just the past two weeks.
In addition, the storm system is expected to bring heavy rainfall, wind gusts up to 50 mph, and high winds.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.