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Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation - Preventing Severe Cascading Impacts on Critical Sectors Like Water, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.
2018 Energy Department Report on Assessment of Electricity Disruption Incident Response Capabilities, Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Attack Threats and Impacts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
Cybersecurity of the U.S. electric grid has emerged as one of the most important issues facing the electricity subsector today. There are key trends that are increasing the risk of significant cyber incidents.
National Space Weather Action Plan and Strategy: Potential Effects - Power Outages, Infrastructure, Communication, Mitigation Plans, Forecasting, Induced Geo-Electric Fields, Solar Radio Bursts (SRBs)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / General, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this collection reproduces two major Federal documents about space weather: the National Space Weather Action Plan, and the National Space Weather Strategy, issued in October 2015.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electrical
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
Blackout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
During the great Southern California blackout of 2011, Gloria Hagnes finds an intruder in her moonlit living room. When he speaks to her, Gloria recognizes the voice: one she thought was out of her life and, in fact, out of this world. She then struggles with what brought him back to her life, and what the end of this blackout might mean for him.