Bloomberg: Aging US Electric Grid’s Significant Risks Undercut Reliability, SAFE Says

The US is ill-prepared to tackle the myriad of risks that threaten to undermine reliability of the nation’s electric grids, says a group focused on energy security.

“Extreme weather events, cyber espionage and domestic terror attacks, combined with increasing demand on aging infrastructure have turned the occasional power failure into alarmingly common events in cities across the United States,” Thomas Coleman, executive director of SAFE’s Grid Security Project, said Tuesday in a statement announcing the publication of its latest report.

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