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Steve MNSteve MN
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Zwak wrote:


I learned yesterday that Texas has its own power grid and is not connected to the the rest of the US. Here’s an article about it.

NOTE: Please don’t let this spin off into a political discussion (it easily could).

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/energy-environment/2021/02/15/391519/why-does-texas-have-its-own-power-grid/

Please note that the Texas grid does have connections to the East and West grids for emergency type use. Unlike in Japan where there are two grids that are not compatible with each other (one runs on 50hz, the other on 60hz)