DEM’s 2012-2013 Annual Report is Here!

The DEM 2012-2013 Annual Report is hot off the press! Check out what we’ve been up to this past fiscal year.

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As we begin a new fiscal year in San Francisco, we are pleased to share with you our 2012-2013 Annual Report. Don’t let the simple title fool you; DEM has done a lot of cool stuff throughout the last year, so thanks in advance for taking some time to learn about DEM’s key initiatives and accomplishments!

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10 Years Ago Today: The Great Northeast Blackout

Ten years ago today was the great Northeast Blackout of 2003, which spanned eight states and two countries (United States and Canada) and left more than 50 million people without power.

We’ve compiled some iconic images of blackout. Although, a decade ago and a continent apart, we can’t help but see San Francisco in in these photos and if something similar were to happen here, that we would come together–not fall apart. We also encourage you to think about what you would do in the face of a major power outage (cue: grab some extra batteries and make sure you’ve got a flashlight, or two, in the house!).

Photo by Jonathan Fickies (Getty Images)

Photo by Jonathan Fickies (Getty Images)

 

Reuters/Landov

Reuters/Landov

Photo by Matthew Peyton (Getty Images)

Photo by Matthew Peyton (Getty Images)

Photo by Matthew Peyton (Getty Images)

Photo by Matthew Peyton (Getty Images)