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Cold-weather Super Bowl has new element, power

Updated: February 4, 2013, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- While the NFL and officials in New York and New Jersey say they will do everything they can to prevent another power outage at the Super Bowl, energy experts warn it's almost impossible to guarantee the lights will stay on at any event, let alone the cold-weather championship game at MetLife Stadium in 2014.

University of Pittsburgh energy expert Dr. Gregory Reed said the cost of backing up every system at any stadium would be exorbitant, and the best that stadium ...

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