Coronal Mass Ejection

Very Thorough Resource on the Threat to the Grid

Very Thorough Resource on the Threat to the Grid

What you'll find here is one of the most thorough resources available (for your own use and to pass along to your family and friends) about the threat to the power grid.

Executive Order to Prepare Nation for Space Weather Events

Executive Order to Prepare Nation for Space Weather Events

President Obama acknowledged the existential threat our vulnerable power grid poses to our civilization on October 13, 2016, by signing an Executive Order to prepare the Nation for space weather events.  This is significant to me because I finished the first draft of my thriller Patriarch Runwhich highlights the vulnerability of the grid in realistic and accurate detail, in 2010. At that time, people simply weren't taking the threat to the grid seriously. They are now!

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

If a Carrington-class or larger event were to hit, transformers would fail everywhere. Power at a global scale would be disrupted for weeks, months, possibly even longer.