Is there really an electricity shortage?

They are now thinking about using something like packet-switching for the North American power grid to improve the efficiency of electrical distribution. Peter Fairley is a good journalist because he, in addition to talking about the new switching technology, also examines some of the unexpected consequences of deregulation in the Nineties.

Hope that one of President Shrub’s advisors reads this article before letting him spout on about building more power plants.

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