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NFL | Electrical device caused SB XLVII blackout

The company that supplied electricity to Super Bowl XLVII said the blackout that halted the game for 34 minutes was caused by a device it installed specially to prevent a power failure. However, the utility stopped short of taking all the blame and said it was looking into whether the electrical relay at fault had a design flaw or a manufacturing defect. Officials said the relay functioned with no problems during the Sugar Bowl and other earlier events; however, it has been removed and will be replaced.

2013-02-09 03:43:41 | Source: The Associated Press

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