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Monitoring electric grid

The real-time cost of energy can vary wildly during the day because of congestion on transmission lines caused by high demand or sometimes an overload of wind power.

Credit: California ISO

The electric grid was designed as a one-way highway, with power cascading out from big power plants to cities and towns at the end of the line.

From Scientific American
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