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February 28, 2020  |  Technology

The World’s Largest Machine: The North American Power Grid

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The North American power grid is a vast, interconnected network serving almost 400 million consumers across the continent, and is sometimes referred to as “the world’s largest machine.” On the latest episode of the podcast, we go beyond Ontario’s borders to get the North America-wide picture of the rapid transformation happening to power grids across the continent. Jim Robb, President and CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation discusses the benefits of having an interconnected grid, and how the North American grid of the future will be more digitized, distributed and decarbonized.


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