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Outage Probe Addresses Power Grid Failures

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Outage Probe Addresses Power Grid Failures

Outage Probe Addresses Power Grid Failures

Outage Probe Addresses Power Grid Failures

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Engineers investigating last week's blackout found that an unprecedented number of grid failures collapsed the system. Many have questioned why grid operators and utilities were not able to predict such a large-scale outage. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.