power grid power grid

Definition(s):

  • (n) a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. There are several reasons not to panic about our power grid's vulnerability.
  2. His new line of polyester yarns was doing well, but India's shaky power grid and the rising cost of electricity offset any profits.
  3. And the Gores of the world can feel virtuous as they burn up the local power grid.

News

  1. A few Billings trees no match for powerful winds

    BILLINGS - It was a bad day to be a tree in Billings. Several trees went down during Thursday's blitzkrieg storm, blocking traffic, damaging property and disrupting the power grid.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVQ Billings

  2. Online Tool Shows Running An Electric Car Can Be As Cheap As Gas At A Buck A Gallon

    While the current cost of a gallon of gasoline is literally posted on street corners, it’s difficult for those considering an electric vehicle to gauge how much it might cost to power his or her daily commute from the local power grid, versus making the trek in a conventionally powered model. The Environmental Protection Agency posts “electric equivalent” fuel economy ratings, but it’s still ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

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