Whether you call it the power grid, power distribution grid, electrical grid, or national grid, this electrical network generates and distributes electricity across a large area. The network includes energy utility companies and energy suppliers that deliver electricity to your home or business. The power grid also consists of the infrastructure to generate and distribute power. The power grid does three things: It ensures best practice use of energy resources, provides greater power supply capacity, and makes power system operations more economical and reliable.

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