The operators in the control room were kind enough to change the screen to show how much power is flowing and in what direction. Here we can see that, not surprisingly, the main power load on at this moment was in Boston. Other cities, such as Worcester and locations in Connecticut, are also net draws. Grid operations people need to coordinate with their counterparts in other regions. On the left, it indicates the flow of energy between New England and New York, for example.
August 24, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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