The US power grid is outdated and is in need of massive updating. It is extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks and other types of failure.
Below is a news article that I think is an important read on the subject:
So, what can you do to protect yourself from a power outage?
A solar generator is the best solution to having a reliable source of home power during a disaster or emergency. There's no gas to store, no harmful fumes and they're quiet. These systems can also be used indoors and are perfect for homes, apartments and even RV's and campers.
With everything that's going on in this crazy world right now, it's never been a better time to prepare for an emergency.