• FORESHADOWING THE DIGITAL PEARL HARBOR? U.S. Woefully Unprepared for a Blackout Like India’s: Analysis

    August 7th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,

    This seems important:

    Two major blackouts last week left hundreds of millions of Indians in the dark. PM contributor Glenn Harlan Reynolds says despite its advanced grid, the U.S. needs major improvements in infrastructure and preparedness to be ready for a major power loss.

    Last week, India suffered two huge blackouts. Tuesday’s cut power to 370 million people; another one on Wednesday blacked out 670 million people, making it the worst blackout in the history of humanity.

    Talking about this with a colleague, I said, “Don’t worry. That can’t happen here.” “Why not?” she asked. “Because we don’t have 670 million people,” I replied.

    Full story here. A must read…

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