In the final chapter of our three-part series on the vulnerability of our nation's interconnected power grid, we analyze the immediate national security risks of failing to safeguard our unprotected energy infrastructure. Defenseless against an EMP attack, ignoring the need to implement the necessary safeguards invites enemy states to exploit a weakness with catastrophic consequences.
"The transmission grid
should be a national security issue. The threats are real, the damage can be
significant and it is vulnerable."