My prediction is that this is due to a “Stuxnet” type attack from some group or country.
Contractors are being called in (of course) for big bucks but so far they haven’t solved the domestic spy agency’s problem. Servers blowing up and all.
(From the Fiscal Times)
Within the last 13 months, at least 10 electric surges have each cost about $100,000 in damages, according to documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal. Experts agree that the system, which requires about 64 megawatts of electricity—that’s about a $1 million a month energy bill–isn’t able to run all of its computers and servers while keeping them cool, which is likely triggering the meltdowns.