The electrical grid has been described as the glass jaw of American industry. According to some reports, we’re just one solar flare or cyber-attack away from massive, cascading power failures. This has happened before. In 2012, a cascading power failure in India plunged around 680 million into darkness. And in 2011, some Connecticut residents found themselves without power for more than a week thanks to a freak October snowstorm. We’ll chat with energy experts about how to strengthen the electrical grid.
- Matt Wald - reporter, The New York Times
- Richard B. Andres - professor of National Security Strategy at the National War College
- Brian Harrell - North American Electric Reliability Corporation
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