Access Minnesota

8 September 2010

Fixing Our Energy and Transportation Infrastructure

For the week of September 12th, 2010

Guest: Dr. Massoud Amin, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Honeywell Chair in Technological Leadership, Director of the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota

Issues: Rating the local response to the 35W Bridge Collapse; How far behind the US is on transportation and energy infrastructure; Why there are so many blackouts in the US; Why Minnesota and Great Plains states have the relatively reliable electricity grids; Smart Grid technology; Pilot programs for Smart Grid technology in Minnesota

Part 1

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