NPR maps out the United States’ vein-y power grid

The U.S. electric grid is a hard thing to wrap your mind around but so much easier with NPR’s vein-y looking maps. The map below shows existing and proposed (the orange ones) transmission lines keeping the PlayStation 3 kicking.

Another map breaks down the sources of electricity in each state. And guess what? Coal is king in Kansas and Missouri, generating 75 percent of the Sunflower State’s power and 85 percent of the Show-Me State’s.

Hat tip to Gizmodo.

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