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Grid Manager ITC Plans $4.5 Billion Capital Spend By 2018

NOVI — ITC Holdings Corp. announced plans to spend $4.5 billion on capital improvements over the next five years on its 15,000 miles of high-voltage power lines. 303 more words


EMP-What Does It Do And What Are The Results.

EmP also known as Electromagentic Pulse is a direct result of a nuclear detonation.  In the early 1960′s the U.S. military and the Soviet military knew what EmP was and decided to look into EmP as a possible strategic weapon for their respective arsenals.  1,256 more words



Newsbusters) “The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out just nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day, according to a previously unreported federal analysis,” the Wall Street Journal’s Rebecca Smith reported on the front page of Thursday’s paper. 38 more words

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Report: U.S. Could Be Plunged Into Blackout By Minimal Attacks

The dystopian, post-electricity world of NBC’s sci-fi show Revolution may be a less fictional possibility than you thought, according to the results of a major federal study on vulnerability in the electricity grid reported Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal. 283 more words