It’s Time to Protect the Grid

…It’s Time to Protect the Grid… The sun may be a greater threat to the grid than Iran or North Korea. “It began around 6:30 in the evening on August 28. An aurora spread across the northern sky as far Continue reading It’s Time to Protect the Grid

The Grid and Sandy

Frequently, when there is a discussion of grid resilience, reliability and the smart grid, Superstorm Sandy is used as the metaphor for what’s wrong with the grid. Here is an introductory paragraph from an article on the smart grid from Continue reading The Grid and Sandy

End of Civilization as We Know It Part 2

While a terrorist attack on the grid or a Carrington Event would cause devastation, the ultimate effect would vary because of how the grid is organized, together with the extent of damage caused by the attack or event. The grid Continue reading End of Civilization as We Know It Part 2