Biggest Blackouts in History

We delve into the archives so you can learn about some of the biggest blackouts in history.

From Brazil and Argentina in South America, to India and Pakistan in Asia, Italy in Europe, Northeastern USA & Canada in North America, and South Australia in Oceania, we feature power cuts from across the world.

Many of these power failures affected tens or even hundreds of millions of people! Some lasted for mere minutes. While others dragged on for hours or even days.

Find out about the latest blackouts by following our Power News updates. Or if you want to delve a little deeper, check out our Power Insights form more in-depth analysis of global power problems.