Cost of Power Interruptions to Electricity Consumers in the United States ( U . S . )

  title={Cost of Power Interruptions to Electricity Consumers in the United States ( U . S . )},
  author={Kristina Hamachi LaCommare and Joseph H. Eto},
National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer. Abstract The massive electric power blackout in the northeastern U.S. and Canada on August 14-15, 2003 catalyzed discussions about modernizing the U.S. electricity grid. Industry sources suggested that investments of $50 to $100 billion would be needed. This work seeks to better understand an important piece of information that has been missing from these discussions: what do power interruptions and fluctuations in power quality (power… CONTINUE READING
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