What is the Most Frequent Cause of Outages?

What is the Most Frequent Cause of Outages?

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Q: The most important metric in the power industry is the percentage of time we keep the lights on.  Aside from weather related events, what is the most frequent cause of outages in the U.S.?

  1. Cyber Hacks or physical sabotage
  2. Excess Demand
  3. Faulty Equipment/Human Error
  4. Vehicle Accidents
  5. Animal Caused Incidents

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