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How to End Blackouts Forever

There is a way to make our grid more resilient and blackouts a thing of the past. Here's how:

Where in the World is Con Ed?

Taking two weeks to restore power is unconscionable. It's also part of a troublesome trend of more and longer outages that point up major flaws in our national...

Panetta Sounds Alarm on Cyber-War Threat

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued what he said is a “clarion call” Thursday for Americans to wake up to the growing threat posed by cyber war. “The whole...

How Vulnerable Is the Power Grid?

The attack could come when we're most vulnerable — a blistering hot July afternoon or a freezing cold January night. Suddenly, vast sections of the U.S. power...

Power Grid.

BY THE NUMBERS Obama's First Week $3,350: Cost of the enhanced-security PDA that may replace Barack Obama's beloved BlackBerry. 8: Minimum number of hours White...

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Lights out: Who is sabotaging Arkansas' power grid?

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