Massive power shut-off would cost businesses in California

Oct 8, 2019
As the risk of wildfire and natural disasters increase with climate change, power disruptions could become more common.
Towers carrying electrical lines in south San Francisco.
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Why you'll be seeing so much black on the red carpet

Jan 5, 2018
The Golden Globes will be getting an all-black makeover in solidarity with Time's Up.
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The U.S. relies on transformers - and that's a little scary

Mar 13, 2014
The failure of just nine utility substations, and the closing of one factory, could blackout the entire U.S. for 18 months.

In Pakistan, electrical outages are political

May 30, 2013
Pakistan desperately needs a solution to their failing electrical grid. Does the new Prime Minister have the answers?

Cable Blackout leaks into the Web

Oct 20, 2010
News Corporation and Cablevision are still in a contract fight, and around 3 million cable subscribers in the New York area still can't watch the...