NEW DELHI (AP) -- Northern India's power grid crashed Monday, halting trains, forcing hospitals and airports onto backup power and providing a dark reminder of the nation's inability to feed a growing hunger for energy as it strives to become an economic power.
Their attitude is that you will just have to do with less, since they believe you use too much of everything already.
Soon - very soon - the United States will be like India, unable to provide the energy the country needs to run on a daily basis, thanks to the lunatics in Washington.
You folks in places like Phoenix... better get a backup generator, one big enough to run your cooling system.
You're gonna need it.
Reuters) - Grids supplying electricity to half of India's 1.2 billion people collapsed on Tuesday, trapping coal miners, stranding train travellers and plunging hospitals into darkness in the second major blackout in as many days.
Can it get worse? Oh yes. Sudden shutdowns like this can burn out and destroy all manner of system equipment - transformers, fuses, switches, etc. - that can take days or weeks to replace.