The Next U.S. Blackout May Be Catastrophic: Is Forming a ‘Supergrid' the Answer?
The warnings about catastrophic blackouts have been coming for years. And the recent electricity outage in Texas after an extreme winter storm is just the latest sign that our country’s power grid is vulnerable. Experts say that one solution may be to combine our country’s three main regional power grids into one nationwide super grid. So, what’s stopping us?