Category Archives: Power grids

“Great Scott!” er… SPOT – Jupiter Collides with EARTH!

I dreamed that the Earth was being threatened by Jupiter’s “Great Red Spot!”  …No, that’s not really true, not even the dream part.  BUT, the clouds above do look a little like planet Jupiter’s atmosphere with its “Great ‘Red’ Spot,” just above and behind the … Continue reading

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Power, Cable, Antenna, Lighting, Disconnect, and Sunset

  Just a July Snippit, or – I wonder who snipprd it?  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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PROOF! Con Edison Sucking Energy from Sun!

  2/6/16, 7:06 AM Solar energy being sucked into one smokestack of the East River Generating Plant, Manhattan. Note the proximity of the Con Edison headquarters and its suspicious “Tower of Light” on the left.    At 7:02:40, just 4 … Continue reading

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Step up, Step Down, and Round They Go – The Dance of the Electrons, Part Three of Three

From the Ramapo River in New Jersey, To the Crust of the Earth and Beyond See Part One Here See Part Two Here This journey traces our electrical power to its source – in three parts. Disclaimer: Not being an electrical engineer … Continue reading

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Step up, Step Down… TWO

Part Two: From the Wires in the Neighborhood, to  Sub-Station Transformers. See Part One Here This journey traces our electrical power to its source – in three parts. Sandy and I often walk under two of these reclosure arrays in an … Continue reading

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