Don’t know if anyone is paying attention in the United States, but right now, India’s power grid is having an epic meltdown.
Day one left as many as 350 million people without power, subways, street lights, air conditioning, etc. in the northern regions around New Delhi. Today, it’s even worse, with three different major grids all collapsing, leaving as many as 670 million people, half the country’s population, in the dark.
In case you missed it, that means more than twice as many people as LIVE in the United States (we’re around 310 million right now) are facing the Indian power blackouts right now.
And my son reliably informs me that being in India, in the sweltering summer, with no access to something to cool you off, is, um, not fun. If you want to read more, here are a couple of stories: