Associated Press
In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 photo, an Indian boy watches as he stands near open power meters on electric poles in Gurgaon on the outskirts of  New Delhi, India. India suffered the worst blackouts in history this week, which left over 600 million people without power. The lights are back on, for now, but the crisis is evidence of deep problems in a sector teetering on the edge of bankruptcy for the second time in a decade. As much as 40 percent of the power generated in India is not paid for. The bulk of it is stolen. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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