Oh Lord, yes. I took a Windows Server 2008 class that included doing everything on server core as well as "normal" installations. The long command names were SUCH a pain.
Too bad there is no "US grid". There are several regional grids, with limited interconnects between them. You cannot generate wind power in Washington state and consume it in Florida.
I think you can be sure no matter how this plays out, power is going to be more expensive. In addition, if the coal-fired plants are removed from the equation before replacement sources of power are in place, there will be power shortages.
Yes, I did, and yes, you are.
Old programmers never die, they just branch to a new address.