July 2016 | by Richard Jones
Over the past 125 years the U.S. National Grid has evolved dramatically, accelerating significantly over the last 10 years. While early improvements were primarily focused on providing a more stable electric supply, for increasing demand, today’s changes are driven by increased renewables, technology integration and security threats. Although national concerns about security of the system started back in 1987, no one could have suspected that the very nature of this complex, geographically dispersed, and distributed managed system and its facilities would now be arguably the most important U.S. security vulnerability.
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