Wacky Weekend: NERC to relax power grid frequency strictures

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Jun 25 14:49:00 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jussi Peltola" <pelzi at pelzi.net>

> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 06:29:14PM -0400, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> > This is gonna be fun, no?
> If your definition of fun is spending a year watching an old microwave
> clock lose or gain a few minutes.
> I don't see how this has anything to do with syncing two generators.
> The grid is in sync, and if the frequency of the grid changes (as it does
> all the time) it will stay in sync. It has nothing to do with the
> absolute frequency.

Perhaps I read the piece incorrectly, but it certainly sounded to *me* like
the part that was hard was not hitting 60.00, but *staying in sync with

-- jra
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