Aug 15, 2013 — Ten years after a cascading power outage across a broad section of the U.S. and Canada, utility operators and regulators are concerned about another blackout scenario: a massive cyberattack that could threaten the U.S. electric grid.
Oct 30, 2012 — Sandy, which knocked out power to some 8 million people in 18 states, painted a bull's-eye on the oldest and most fragile part of the nation's power grid. Engineering experts say the grid is inherently vulnerable even as damaging weather events seem to be occurring more frequently.
Aug 10, 2012 — Temperatures are expected to stay high through the weekend. Officials are asking customers to try to conserve electricity because demand for air conditioning is going to be huge.