ELECTRICAL GRID RELIABILITY: A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Maybe I should take that generator talk more seriously. . . .
And, certainly, the folks in charge of the electric grid need to be working harder at hardening and resilience.
UPDATE: Lynne Kiesling says not so fast. “The usually-reliable Babbage columnist at the Economist has written a misguided commentary on last week’s power outage in San Diego and its broader implications (and, unfortunately, Glenn has picked it up on Instapundit, which will magnify the effects of its misguidedness).” Oops. Read the whole thing.