U.S. power grids vulnerable to ISIS attack

Several experts over the past year have been warning about the vulnerability of America’s power grid being attacked by terrorists and on Sunday, WND is reporting that the ISIS terrorists now pose an “imminent” threat to the U.S. electric grid with the capacity to …

Central Hudson asks to add $1.4 million for security

Ratepayers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. may be asked to come up with an extra $1.4 million a year to increase security. A string of incidents, mostly vandalism, but some concerns about employee safety, are cited by the Poughkeepsie-based utility as reasons …

Protecting the power grid in Maine from attacks

Protecting the power grid in Maine from attacks Grady Trimble, WCSH6:52 p.m. EDT March 24, 2015 (Photo: NEWS CENTER) NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Whether by cyber attack or just plain theft., America’s power grid is under attack. According to an investigation by …

Weather, squirrels cause MT outages

When the lights go out in Montana, a squirrel is more likely to blame than a terrorist. In the last four years, Montana had one attack-related electricity incident — a threat to NorthWestern Energy in June 2013. The utility “received information about a possible …