January 10, 2023
Host Robert Bryce
In my fifth appearance on the Power Hungry Podcast (thank you, Robert!) we talk about the blackouts that hit the eastern U.S. over the Christmas holiday, why grid reliability is getting worse, why generators in New England are having to burn more oil to produce power, and more.
Our Electricity Grid is Surprisingly Fragile: Meredith Angwin Episode 374
December 1, 2022
Hosts Richard Davies (ABC News) and Jim Meigs (Popular Mechanics)
Every day Americans take the reliable supply of electricity for granted. Except during severe storms, we rarely, if ever, think that the lights might not turn on in the morning.