One Electrical Worker Blamed for Leaving Millions Without Power in California, Arizona and Mexico

A single worker's error led to a massive power outage that swept across Arizona, Southern California and Mexico, left millions of people in the dark and brought major West Coast cities to a standstill, according to a local power company. The North Gila-Hassayampa 500 kV transmission line near Yuma, Ariz. was tripped offline when a single APS employee was carrying out a procedure in the North Gila substation, according to Arizona Power Service. Typically, in such an instance, the outage would...Full Story
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