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The Word of the Day - Blackout

The U.S. power grid is deteriorating from most of its components having been in service so long, 50 to 60 years. Unless hundreds of billions of dollars are spent to replace corroding and under qualified parts, power blackouts can be expected in the coming years.

Source:
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2012/10/30/the-word-of-the-day-blackout/