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India Power Outage: 600 Million People Affected By One Of The World's Biggest Blackouts

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posted on Aug, 1 2012 @ 06:16 AM
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Originally posted by colbe
Do they know...was it sun related?


Look at some of the links in this thread. While sun may have triggered an overload in a certain point, the general dismal state of transmission lines and other equipment imho is the likely explanation of the breadth of the outage.




posted on Aug, 1 2012 @ 06:32 AM
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back to the 1890-1920's they are


being w/o electricitry is and always has been on my mind as a SHTF senerio..



posted on Aug, 1 2012 @ 09:33 AM
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I agree. I think you can open another thread just on this subject about the US powergrid and its vulnerabilities. Go for it



posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 12:48 PM
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One more article just to prove my point


www.washingtonpost.com...



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