How vulnerable is US power grid

Much of this infrastructure is well beyond original life expectancy. Legacy systems have been in place for well over 40, 50 and in some instances, 80 years. If George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla could visit a modern power station, they’d recognize the underlying structure as something they helped create.

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Puerto Rico is the best example

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There is no money in the budget for this. Getting your own solar panels would be the best bet

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5 minutes ago, Meanwhile said:

There is no money in the budget for this. Getting your own solar panels would be the best bet

We've got to make Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria… great again. And yes, now is the time for Korean BBQ

 

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Maybe all those that got all the money from the tax cuts will donate it to make a better grid?

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Vulnerabilities in the power grid along with renewable energy should be a big focus with infrastructure.

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8 hours ago, Meanwhile said:

There is no money in the budget for this. Getting your own solar panels would be the best bet

Currently, the grid needs an estimated trillion dollars worth of repairs and upgrades. Power companies, many of which run on a narrow margin, say they can’t afford to replace aged equipment

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Our defenses against cyber-attack are weak, something you can be sure our enemies know.Every day our power grid is “tickled” by hackers, both domestic and foreign

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