Puerto Ricans in the Dark As Debt-Saddled Gov Loses Power: “Not Prepared For Something Like This”

By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com What would happen if the government was so broke that it couldn’t even afford to maintain the basics – including keeping the electricity on? That’s essentially what’s happened in debt-ridden and poorly-managed Puerto Rico, where a fire took hold at a power plant, and left more than 3 million people…

Iran Is Hacking the Power Grid: The Ultimate Terrorist Attack

By Daisy Luther – The Organic Prepper Natural disasters. Nuclear attacks. Long-term grid collapse. Water shortages. An economic crash. Those are the normal topics of conversation when preppers think about end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it events. But it’s entirely possible the event that we never really thought about has been quietly gearing up, right under our noses. Maybe the…

6 Ways The Power Grid Could Collapse

By Bill White – SurvivoPedia Of all our infrastructure, the electrical power grid is the most fragile. In the 2013 Infrastructure Report Card, prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Energy received a grade of D. The only reason it was that high, was that the energy category includes all classes of energy, not just…