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DOWN THE LINES: The Electrical Boom

Electricity production in the U.S. has grown dramatically since the beginning of the century, and demand seems likely to increase. Every so often, large-scale failures remind Americans of how vital freely flowing electricity is to daily life.

Sources: Energy Information Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Graphic by Monica Ulmanu.

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