Originally posted by Losonczy
Check out CNN's note about the Solar Flare. Sounds like we might be in for another blackout. Here's the link.
Originally posted by elevatedone
how about a black out today... I would really like to get out of work early...
Investigators pin origin of blackout on FirstEnergy failures
(11-19) 12:04 PST WASHINGTON (AP) --
The nation's worst blackout began with three power line failures in Ohio and should have been contained by operators at FirstEnergy Corp., a three-month government investigation concluded Wednesday.
The report by a U.S.-Canadian task force said the FirstEnergy operators did not respond properly, allowing the Aug. 14 outage to cascade, eventually cutting off electricity to 50 million people in eight states and Canada.
Originally posted by funlovincriminal
some news today about the London outage in August - attributes it to an oil leak