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With thoughts of recover on our mind from last hurricane season its hard to believe that we are just a few months away from the start of the next one! The electrical grid is one such upgrade that we must always be aware of. In fact, there is an ongoing call for EMP upgrades right here in America and we have not had that call answered. We are still operating on the assumption that our grids will hold up and the nation will not descend into chaos. Of course, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
The reason this article is so important is because it highlights this strange neglect for the power producing infrastructure and how we never want to put the money out to better it. Why isn’t all of our power run underground and immune to things like high winds in hurricane prone areas?