Tag Archives: Transmission line

Why FERC Order 1000 is a Big Deal in the Electric Industry

by Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor High-voltage lines for the long distance transportation of electrical energy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many of our readers may have noticed at their companies a considerable effort expended on FERC Order 1000 compliance in the last … Continue reading

Posted in Electricity, Energy Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why Don’t Tornadoes Cause More Widespread Blackouts?

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons By Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor In the wake of the devastating tornadoes that recently ravaged the Midwestern U.S., a question arose that I think warrants an explanation: “When tornadoes take out transmission lines, why aren’t there … Continue reading

Posted in Electricity | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment