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