10 years after blackout, US grid faces new threats

Associated Press
10 years after blackout, US grid faces new threats

FILE - In a Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003 file photo, cars try to navigate their way through New York City during a blackout that hit U.S. and Canadian cities. Ten years after a blackout cascading from Ohio affected 50 million people, utilities and analysts say changes made in the aftermath make a similar outage unlikely today, though shifts in where and how power is generated raise new reliability concerns for the U.S. electric grid system. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

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