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Big Game Blackout: The Power Grid Explained

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Published on Feb 4, 2013

If the blackout during the Big Game taught us one thing, it's to appreciate electricity. But what goes into delivering our power? And how does it get from power plants to our homes and offices? As Trace tells us, it's a whole lot more complicated than you think.

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