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North America's Electricity Infrastructure: Are We Ready for More Perfect Storms?
September-October 2003 (vol. 1 no. 5)
pp. 19-25
Massoud Amin, University of Minnesota

With the tragic events of 9/11 permanently etched in our minds, the massive 14 August power outage evoked eerie reminders of what shook our world 2 years ago. While preliminary reports indicate that there was no apparent evidence of terrorism, the cascading blackouts were a sudden illumination of our electricity infrastructure?s vulnerable condition. This infrastructure affects us all?are we prepared for future storms?

Index Terms:
Blackout 2003, New York blackout, electricity infrastructure, power outage
Citation:
Massoud Amin, "North America's Electricity Infrastructure: Are We Ready for More Perfect Storms?," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 19-25, Sept.-Oct. 2003, doi:10.1109/MSECP.2003.1236231
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