Truth Frequency Radio
Nov 12, 2013

apocalypse-grid-shutdown-solar-flare-emp-terror-attack-electricity-failure-truth-frequency-radio-chris-geo-sheree-geo-alternative-media-news-informationBy Garrison Wells , The Gazette

The nation’s aging, vulnerable power grid and the threat of natural disasters and terrorist activity make a long-term collapse that could leave millions of Americans in the dark a growing likelihood. – To experts, it’s not if, it’s when. – Parts of the nation’s system have gone down. – In 2003, human error and a computer bug plunged 50 million people into darkness for up to two days after high voltage lines brushed against foliage in Northern Ohio. Multiple interconnected systems went down as one failure led to another in a cascade of collapse that sparked about $6 billion in economic damages in the northern U.S. and Canada. Eleven deaths were attributed in part to the failure. – No system is immune.

“The sky is not falling, but we’re not bulletproof,” says Massoud Amin, director of the Technological Leadership Institute and professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Minnesota. Aminalso is chairman of the Smart Grid Newsletter for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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