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Nevelyn Black is an independent writer with a background in broadcast and a keen interest in renewable energy.  In the last few years, she transitioned from celebrity interviews and film shoots...

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Age, insufficient capacity, rising demand and extreme weather are already taxing the grid.  Now, grid operators will have to add extremist attacks to the laundry list of issues they’re facing.  The recent surge in attacks has alarmed federal officials who are taking a closer look into each incident.  While their methods and motives may vary, the end results are the same…power failure.  What are authorities doing to thwart these attacks and cyberattacks?

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Marco Mazzoni on Jan 12, 2023

The attacks are not always by 'extremists' but homegrown criminals attempting to benefit from the power outages. It does bring to light how vulnerable our energy infrastructure is. 

 

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Matt Chester on Jan 12, 2023

Makes it even scarier that it doesn't take that much of a 'criminal mastermind' plan, but rather any bad actor off the street could have that impact

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