Maxed Out Grid

System Crash: Maxed Out Grid

It is the most complex and overworked machine on the planet: the North American power grid. See how the nation's worst blackout in 2003 could easily happen again, and discover the alternative energy solutions science is developing to prevent even worse breakdowns in the future.

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Energy of the Future

As engineers look at new ways to produce electricity some hope that hydrogen will one day provide energy to our homes and take the strain off our current electric grid.