Weather or not (IMAGE) DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Caption Fog rises from an electrical substation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sandia National Laboratories computer scientists have created a computer algorithm to determine the optimal order to restore power to a grid after a total disruption, a process called a black start. Credit Photo by Craig Fritz/Sandia National Laboratories Usage Restrictions With credit License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.