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Detroit's Latest Power Outage: The Dark Before the Dawn?

Earlier this week a massive power outage struck Detroit. But that type of embarrassment might soon be a thing of the past because Detroit will soon undertake a $200 million upgrade of its electricity grid.
December 3, 2014, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The culprit of Tuesday's power outage, Detroit's city-run power grid, is in the beginning stages of a four-year, $200-million modernization project that could solve its longstanding reliability problems," reports JC Reindl.

"The plan will finally remove the City of Detroit from the electricity business and hand control of the grid to DTE, which already powers all homes and most buildings in the city."

The article includes more details about the overhaul, which is expected to take about four years to complete.

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Published on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Detroit Free Press
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