Investigating the Blackout: Lab Experts in the Spotlight

Portrait photo of Joe Eto
September 2003

Within hours of the August 14 blackout, researchers throughout the U.S. in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) began mobilizing resources to help the U.S. Department of Energy find an answer. Among them is Berkeley Lab's Joe Eto of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, who overnight became a much sought-after expert on the subject.