Blackout Transcripts Released On the second day of hearings on last month's power outage, investigators release transcripts suggesting confusion among Midwestern electricity operators in the hour before the blackout. At least one FirstEnergy technician told grid overseers the company's computer was acting up and that "we don't even know the status of some of the stuff around us." Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.
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Transcripts Show Utilities' Confusion Before Blackout

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Transcripts Show Utilities' Confusion Before Blackout

Transcripts Show Utilities' Confusion Before Blackout

Transcripts Show Utilities' Confusion Before Blackout

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On the second day of hearings on last month's power outage, investigators release transcripts suggesting confusion among Midwestern electricity operators in the hour before the blackout. At least one FirstEnergy technician told grid overseers the company's computer was acting up and that "we don't even know the status of some of the stuff around us." Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.