- WHAT MADE THE LIGHTS GO OFF... Yourish, Karen; Ulick, Josh // Newsweek;8/25/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 8, p40
Offers a diagram showing the power failure of August 14, 2003 in the United States and Canada.
- Our Fragile, Challenged Electric System. Cordaro, Matthew // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;9/10/2013, p1
The article focuses on the need of establishing quality electrical systems with reference to the 2003 Northeast Blackout in the U.S. Topics discussed include the need to address the areas with power supply issues in the northeast, the problems to be addressed in New York including improvement in...
- Decade Passes Since 2003 Blackout, NEMA Establishes Two Programs to Improve Electrical Grid. // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;8/14/2013, p1
The article offers information related to two programs of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) regarding technical and policy aspects of improving the performance of the electrical grid in the U.S. including the Emerging Technology Panel (ETP) and NEMA Strategic Initiatives...
- A 'Perfect Storm' Hosenball, Mark // Newsweek;9/1/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 9, p8
Looks at possible causes for the August, 2003 blackout. Massive power failure that disabled the Northeast, Midwest, and Canada; Power companies who acknowledge minor failures but won't admit to sole responsibility; Power companies, FirstEnergy, American Electric Power, and PJM who look to blame...
- Canadian plants struggle after blackout. Schoder, Amy // Automotive News;8/25/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6054, p3
U.S. automobile dealerships could see a delay in the arrival of vehicles from Canada as auto plants there struggled to resume production in the wake of the August 14 blackout. At least three plants in Ontario shut down for two days or reduced shifts last week after the government asked companies...
- Ohio line failures suspected as cause of worst ever north American blackout. // Modern Power Systems;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on the cause of blackout in northern U.S. Contribution of transmission lines failure in Ohio; Detection of large frequency; Number of defective transmission lines.
- Panel seeks carbon chits for coal plants. Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;9/10/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 37, p3
The article reports that a climate-change task force that advises Rod Blagojevich, Governor of Illinois, wants coal-fired power plants to bid for emission allowances creating $700 million to $1 billion a year in state revenue. The panel also will recommend that Illinois should switch to...
- Blagojevich fires back -- misspellings and all. Wilson, Reid // Hill;9/8/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 98, p19
The article reports on the claim of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich that Democratic leaders in Washington did not want him to choose among the African-American candidates who were interested in filling U.S. President Barack Obama's Senate seat.
- Judge refuses to nullify Blagojevich conviction. Livingston, Lisette // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;11/3/2010, Vol. 43 Issue 39, p17
The article reports on the refusal of the judge in Chicago, Illinois to nullify a motion for the sole conviction of Rod Blagojevich.