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Power Blackout: One Year Later

Image: Cover of Follow-up Blackout Report


On August 14, 2003, the largest power blackout in North American history affected eight U.S. States and the Province of Ontario, leaving up to 50 million people with no electricity.  In its new report, “The August 14, 2003 Blackout, One Year Later: Actions Taken in the United States and Canada to Reduce Blackout Risk,’’ the joint U.S.-Canadian task force assigned to determine the cause of the blackout releases a follow-up report.

Report - High Resolution (PDF: 792k)
Report - Low Resolution (PDF: 237k)

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