Wacky Weekend: NERC to relax power grid frequency strictures
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Sun Jun 26 21:36:24 UTC 2011
>>> Take a guess what the datacenter our equipment is currently hosted in uses. Yet another reason to be glad of a datacenter move that's coming up.
>> Why can't we just all use DC and be happy?
> motors don't produce DC?
dc generators produce dc.
> tesla vs edison?
> human safe dc voltage requires comically large conductors for the sorts of loads we energize?
> transmission loss except at very high voltages...
but transforming is not easy.
ac/ac transformers are easy tu build and very immune against lightning
strikes - inverter systems are not.
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