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How India's Epic Blackout Could Launch A Solar Revolution

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Chris Turner: I was never more acutely aware of the value of electricity than I was during the year I spent living in ...

What Can We Learn From India's Massive Blackouts?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.06.2012 | World
Daniel Burrus

Over the next five years there will be roughly five billion people entering the lower middle class in rapidly developing economies such as India, China and Indonesia -- they will all want and need a lot of power.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, America, on its journey down the path toward a more perfect union, continued its prolonged pit-stop at Chick-fil-A. The meal consisted of an overheated "appreciation day" for the fast-food chain, cooked up by Mike Huckabee, and a bitter side order of attacking fat people. No one ever said civil rights wouldn't come with an occasional bout of national indigestion. In India, over 670 million people were thrown into darkness during the biggest blackout since Charlie Sheen's last drinking binge. On Wall Street, a rogue algorithm caused a trading spree that wreaked havoc and gave America's stock markets yet another black eye. Meanwhile, Olympic fever momentarily broke with news that eight badminton players had been disqualified for intentionally losing their matches. All across America, sports fans reacted with disbelief, amazed that badminton is actually an Olympic sport. Lastly, we mourned the passing of a legendary writer and provocateur. RIP Gore Vidal.

India Up And Running Again After Historic Blackout

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

GHAZIABAD, India — Work making potato chip display racks at Jayraj Kumar's factory barely paused when much of India's power grid collapsed. The...

LOOK: Photos Of India's Massive Blackout

Posted 07.31.2012 | World

After a massive power outage left more than 300 million without electricity in Delhi and most of Northern India, things got worse on Tuesday. When...

India Blackout Leaves Over 600 Million In The Dark

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 09.29.2012 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Electric crematoria were snuffed out with bodies inside, New Delhi's Metro shut down and hundreds of coal miners were trapped under...