NERC summer 2003 power predictions

http://www.cbc.ca/stories/2003/08/14/energyexpert_030814

  We predicted this: energy expert
Last Updated Thu, 14 Aug 2003 20:57:07

BOULDER, COLORADO - Energy experts have been warning about large-scale
blackouts in North America since the early eighties.

Bill Browning of the Rocky Mountain Institute in Colorado says a
report for the U.S. Pentagon in 1982 cautioned the American government
about the fragility of the power grid system in North America.

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    --Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb