One of the scenarios most likely to occur that has nothing to do with extreme, Doomsday scenarios is the black out. Power outages are on the rise (source) due to aging infrastructure as well as the rising demand from consumers.
Power outages in Grand Rapids, #Michigan are regular. 1,600 customers in downtown Grand Rapids were without power after a 46,000 volt line failed, according to Consumers Energy. iSocket send SMS alerts to your phone when power fails. #PowerOut? #iSocket3G #PowerSMS