NBC news report – US power grid is failing, “getting worse all the time…”, due to “aging infrastructure”

Interesting story yesterday evening on NBC news:


A power outage in Washington DC, whattya know! Traffic lights out, whole government complexes shut down, the White House on a generator. Big talk of TERRORISM!

In the end, the real problem – aging infrastructure.  The NBC report says the US grid is getting less reliable all the time, 3 times more failures than 1984 – the worst of all the industrialized countries. 

the problem is “money” – estimates run into the billions. Where should this money come from? 





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