Power Failure

(Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked-out New York City skyline on August 14, 2003.  Credit: Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

On 10th Anniversary of Major US Power Outage, Electric Industry More Secure

“It was a pretty scary time in that, immediately after it happened, we really did not know what had caused it,” recalls an electric industry official at a major regional interconnect in Valley Forge, Pa.


Power Outage

Thousands Without Power For Hours In Northeast Philadelphia

More than 20,000 customers were without electric service in Northeast Philadelphia because of a problem at a substation.



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