Tag: outages

Work to cause power outages during semester break

Posted by on December 13, 2006

Contractors will install a leased transformer in the campus substation at the University of Missouri-Rolla on Wednesday, Dec. 27. This will require a total power outage for all university buildings on the main campus (generally between Pine and State streets and between 10th and 16th streets, including the Havener Center, McNutt Hall and the Student […]

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Taxed power grid may get help from UMR researcher

Posted by on August 18, 2005

As high heat and humidity push the demand for electricity to record levels this summer, a University of Missouri-Rolla professor is developing techniques to improve power grid reliability and prevent cascading outages during disturbances. 

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