US Power Grid Vulnerable to Just About Everything
As Washington hunts ill-defined al-Qaeda groups in the Middle East and Africa, and concerns itself with Iran’s eventual nuclear potential, it has a much more pressing problem at home: Its energy grid is vulnerable . . . → Read More: US Power Grid Vulnerable to Just About Everything Similar posts: Offshore Grid Linking Wind Generators Could Power U.S. East Coast, Study Says Offshore wind power can power the entire U.S. East Coast... Welcome to the New World of the Smart Grid Source: Seeking Alpha, Charles Morand  Perhaps ironically, it took one... Mining stock warrants could power your portfolio Many have life spans of three years plus [Editor’s note:...

As Washington hunts ill-defined al-Qaeda groups in the Middle East and Africa, and concerns itself with Iran’s eventual nuclear potential, it has a much more pressing problem at home: Its energy grid is vulnerable to anyone with basic weapons and know-how.

Forget about cyber warfare and highly organized terrorist attacks, a lack of basic physical security on the US power grid means that anyone with a gun—like disgruntled Michigan Militia types, for instance–could do serious damage.

For the past two months, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been tasked with creating a security … [visit site to read more]

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