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Greenest Super Bowl in History Goes Dark Mid-Game

bbtruth Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 10:47 AM
High pressure sodium lights aren't exactly "energy efficient". Don't know about mercury content though.

If you watched the Super Bowl last night then you noticed the 35-minute long power outage that happened right in the middle of the game. But it wasn't the weather that caused the power outage, rather a lack of power feeding into the stadium.

The Super Bowl, the biggest U.S. sports event of the year, was interrupted by a 35-minute power outage at the Superdome on Sunday, and officials said the problem appeared to be with the electrical load coming into the stadium.

After a half-time show by the singer Beyonce heavy on electric...