Visualizing The U.S. Electric Grid

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Visualizing The U.S. Electric Grid

Post by teotwaki » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:56 pm

Courtesy of NPR circa 2009

http://www.npr.org/2009/04/24/110997398 ... ctric-grid

There are 5 horizontal tabs to try. Each tab will have a menu on the left for options

See the articles at: http://www.npr.org/series/103281114/pow ... ctric-grid
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Post by TacAir » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:36 am

Great topic-

From 2016 - the US Grid as a series of maps. Large scale stuff.
http://www.theenergycollective.com/aqgi ... em-15-maps

US Power usage - in near real time. Interactive.
https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid/ ... 0160721T00

Ton of information. Looking at the loads on the inter-ties is instructive.
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Post by teotwaki » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:12 pm

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Post by teotwaki » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:21 pm

TacAir wrote:Great topic-

From 2016 - the US Grid as a series of maps. Large scale stuff.
http://www.theenergycollective.com/aqgi ... em-15-maps

US Power usage - in near real time. Interactive.
https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid/ ... 0160721T00

Ton of information. Looking at the loads on the inter-ties is instructive.

Awesome information! The one with the maps has a lot of good written information too. On the US Power usage map: Have you found a way to jump ahead to now without clicking through each and every day since July 2016?
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Post by TacAir » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:15 pm

teotwaki wrote:
TacAir wrote:Great topic-

From 2016 - the US Grid as a series of maps. Large scale stuff.
http://www.theenergycollective.com/aqgi ... em-15-maps

US Power usage - in near real time. Interactive.
https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid/ ... 0160721T00

Ton of information. Looking at the loads on the inter-ties is instructive.

Awesome information! The one with the maps has a lot of good written information too. On the US Power usage map. Have you found a way to jump ahead to now without clicking through each and every day since July 2016?
Haven't played with it enough.

Interactive - yes. Easy to use - not so much.

There are a metric crapton of other like sites for NatGas, pipelines, and other critical infrastructure.

Nice in one hand, scary on the other.
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Post by JayceSlayn » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:11 pm

teotwaki wrote:
TacAir wrote:Great topic-

From 2016 - the US Grid as a series of maps. Large scale stuff.
http://www.theenergycollective.com/aqgi ... em-15-maps

US Power usage - in near real time. Interactive.
https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid/ ... 0160721T00

Ton of information. Looking at the loads on the inter-ties is instructive.

Awesome information! The one with the maps has a lot of good written information too. On the US Power usage map: Have you found a way to jump ahead to now without clicking through each and every day since July 2016?
To quickly get to today's date, just remove the URL date arguments (everything after the "?" in the URL), and it will default to today's date. E.g. (https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid). Also, you can click on the date in the upper right and select any historical date that you want.

Cool find, BTW!
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Post by teotwaki » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:02 pm

To quickly get to today's date, just remove the URL date arguments (everything after the "?" in the URL), and it will default to today's date. E.g. (https://www.eia.gov/beta/realtime_grid). Also, you can click on the date in the upper right and select any historical date that you want.

Cool find, BTW!
Thank you. I should have figured that out....... :shock:
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