Northeast Blackout Anniversary

Northeast Blackout Anniversary Issue Brief

August 14, 2013 marked the ten-year anniversary of the dramatic and costly Northeast blackout that impacted 45 million people in eight states and parts of Canada. The blackout caused $6 billion dollars in total economic losses, revealed the vulnerability of our electric power system, and demonstrated the critical role electricity plays in our daily lives. ProActive Communications demonstrates our creative design expertise with a compelling and informative issue brief with visually appealing info graphics detailing the consequences of the blackout and a snapshot of the risks for New York energy reliability today.