Category: POWER GRID

Energy crisis leaves Gaza with barely four hours of power a day – Reuters

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The power grid doomsday scenario no one is talking about | FOX31 Denver

  DENVER — It’s a real-life threat no one wants to imagine, but one that many acknowledge is very real.An electromagnetic pulse is a short burst of electromagnetic energy that could shut down the nation’s power grid in a matter of seconds.The threat is so real there is a US Congressional EMP Leadership Caucus sponsored group called The […]

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US Power Grid in Imminent Danger of Cyber-Attack | Financial Tribune

The US Energy Department says the electricity system “faces imminent danger” from cyber-attacks, which are growing more frequent and sophisticated, but grid operators say they are already on top of the problem. In the department’s Quadrennial Energy Review, it warned that a widespread power outage caused by a cyber-attack could undermine “critical defense infrastructure” as […]

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US Customs computer problems slow down travelers – CNN.com

(CNN)A US Customs computer outage was affecting operations at airports nationwide Monday night, officials said.”We have heard that there is a nationwide system shutdown that is affecting all international arriving passengers,” said Reese McCranie, a spokeswoman for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.Miami International Airport officials tweeted that “@CustomsBorder outage is nationwide. They are working to restore. […]

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10 mind-blowing facts about the CERN Large Collider you need to know – RT

In September, Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will smash together sub-atomic particles at nearly the speed of light, an unprecedented experiment that has some of the leading voices in the world of science – and religion – sounding the alarm on the risks involved. Stephen Hawking is worried Although it may require some mental gymnastics […]

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