electric power quality

  • New York Faces Blackouts as Extreme Heat Strains the Grid

    New York Faces Blackouts as Extreme Heat Strains the Grid

    On Wednesday afternoon, New Yorkers’ phones started shrieking as an emergency alert warned them to conserve power or face the prospect of widespread blackouts. The city along with large parts of the East Coast are blanketed under an oppressive heat wave that is taxing the electricity grid, much as the record-setting West Coast heat wave…