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Topic - Joe Mcclelland
A yearlong experiment with the nation's electric grid could mess up traffic lights, security systems and some computers _ and make plug-in clocks and appliances like programmable coffeemakers run up to 20 minutes fast.
Correcting those deviations is expensive and requires instant backup power to be always at the ready, he said.
Tweaking the power grid's frequency is expensive and takes a lot of effort, said Joe McClelland, head of electric reliability for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.