Power plant control room
Here's the scene inside the control room of the Kendall Station power plant. The electricity generated by the plant is sold into the wholesale market where the grid operator--New England ISO--manages the flow of power across the region. Operators need to ensure that they are staying up with requested demand--the maximum output of the plant is 256 megawatts. They monitor equipment, such as temperatures of generators, and other data such as the plant's emissions.
June 21, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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