On April 16, 2013 someone or a group attempted to take out a power grid in California.
Reading this story reminded me of the National Geographic special called American Blackout
We are reliant on electricity, no denying that but what would you do if you had to live without it for any length of time? In the special the blackout lasted 10 days and chaos reigned. A blackout could happen at any time and not just because of evil trying to bring America to its knees. It could be because of an earthquake or any other natural disaster like the snow storm in Atlanta or accident like the water supply contamination in West Virginia.
Plan ahead people. Be safe. Survive.