Lost in Transmission

Special | 5m 14s

Lost in Transmission is a short documentary describing just what the electrical grid is and why adding alternative sources of energy may be difficult. The grid is, in some ways, a huge, archaic machine. It delivers electricity instantly, having no storage capacity, making the addition of intermittent, unpredictable sources of energy difficult.

Aired: 04/12/09

Rating: TV-PG

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