Grid Attack: How America Could Go Dark

Grid Attack:  How America Could Go Dark

"The U.S. electric system is in danger of widespread blackouts lasting days, weeks or longer through the destruction of sensitive hard-to-replace equipment; Yet records are so spotty...."

Yet another reminder of the vulnerability of our electric grid. Rebecca Smith, energy reporter for The Wall Street Journal:
writes:

“The U.S. electric system is in danger of widespread blackouts lasting days, weeks or longer through the destruction of sensitive hard-to-replace equipment; Yet records are so spotty that no government agency can offer an accurate tally of sub-station attacks, whether for vandalism, theft or more nefarious purposes.”

Source: The Wall Street Journal 07/14/2016

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