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Proposed power grid change may disrupt plug-in clocks

http://www.physorg.com

A proposed relaxing in the accuracy of the frequency of the nation's AC power grid could mess with any clocks that base their timekeeping on it. Basically any clock that blinks "12:00" when you lose power - stoves, microwaves, coffee makers, etc. The changes are supposed to make it easier to incorporate more "renewable energy" sources into the grid.

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Created by E in MN 3 years 10 weeks ago
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