10 Aug '17, 11pm

How Will the Eclipse Affect Solar Power? - Natural Resources Defense Council

How Will the Eclipse Affect Solar Power? - Natural Resources Defense Council

The bad news: Solar energy could be interrupted in parts of the United States for up to three hours during times of peak generation—or peak demand. The good news: Our electric grid and its skilled operators are ready. An eclipse reflected in computer-controlled mirrors at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility Randy Montoya/Sandia Labs On August 21, Americans in a broad swath of locations across the country will experience something they haven’t experienced in decades: a total solar eclipse. This phenomenon, which is caused by the moon’s passing directly between the earth and the sun, will indeed reduce solar energy production in parts of the United States for about three hours. Even so, people will not notice any change in their electricity service—thanks to preparations by the nation’s electric grid operators to ensure that the transmission system functions with its us...

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