Computer Glitch Causes Major Power Outage
|Power and Utilities
A computer glitch is being blamed for a massive power outage in the Phoenix area. Between 80,000-100,000 Salt River Project customers were afffected. The outage lasted for 20-30 minutes. The Salt River Project has a system in place to shed load if it is unable to supply power. That didn’t happen on the day of the outage. There was a computer problem that thought it did and it triggered the widespread outage.
Power outage to 80,000-100,000 customers for 20-30 minutes.