In the NewsWashington Post January 6, 2017

New Obama report warns of changing ‘threat environment’ for the electricity grid

At a time of heightened focus on U.S. cybersecurity risks, the Energy Department released a comprehensive report on the nation’s rapidly changing electrical grid Friday that calls for new action to protect against evolving threats. Cyberthreats are not the only challenge facing the grid. The report warns that extreme weather events triggered by human-caused climate change also makes the system vulnerable. This analysis of the impact of rising temperatures on the nation's power grid is based on research by the Rhodium Group, a Lab partner.