18 Dec 2019

France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower

Ongoing protests in France have left the country without transportation in major cities over the past two weeks, but recently French union activists cut electricity 100,000 homes and offices. Over the past week, Paris’s popular tourist destination, the Eiffel Tower, experienced a walkout alongside Paris opera workers, rallying against the

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09 Feb 2013

Blackout Preparedness Fact Sheet

The biggest Blackout in U.S. history occurred on August 14, 2003, leaving roughly 50 million people without power. Blackouts can happen anywhere, and to anyone, so being prepared is important. BEFORE A BLACKOUT To prepare for a blackout you should do the following: To begin preparing, you should build an

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