Power outage in downtown Vancouver extended
The outage caused by an underground fire at 9 am Monday morning in downtown Vancouver has been extended to Wednesday evening. 24 hour battery backup systems have already started failing.
Power and phones out until Wednesday in downtown Vancouver
Is your business prepared for such an outage?
It'll never happen to you, right? Wrong.
The 1998 Auckland power crisis was an event that occurred in the Auckland, New Zealand Central Business District. The area suffered a five-week long power outage in 1998.
The Hanukkah Eve Wind Storm of 2006 in the Seattle area including Microsoft. Some folks were without power for ten days although the Wiki article doesn't state that.