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Re: East Coast outage?

  • From: Iljitsch van Beijnum
  • Date: Sat Aug 16 04:14:00 2003


On zaterdag, aug 16, 2003, at 05:38 Europe/Amsterdam, Eric Germann wrote:

And the nukes tripping off was probably more an artifact
of frequency instability on the grid than a problem with the nukes
themselves.
Maybe a stupid question...

But what if the huge distribution systems used DC and the whole thing was only converted to AC close to the users in small installations? This would get rid of the frequency problems.





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