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Full Title: FERC GMD Staff Technical Conference: Summary and Highlights Author(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  At the end of April, 2012, an important FERC Staff Technical...
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Full Title: Geomagnetic Storms Information Sheet Author(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Geomagnetic Storms are caused by solar activity, when the sun ejects material – a “coronal...
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Numerous studies by accredited groups, such as the Congressional Electromagnetic Pulse Commission, the National Academy of Sciences, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, have concluded that solar storms and resulting geomagnetic disturbance are...
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Full Title: Reliability Standards for Geomagnetic Disturbances Author(s):  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publisher(s): Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Under section 215 of the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy  Regulatory Commission...
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At the December 6, 2013 Dupont Summit Conference of the Infragard EMP-SIG, presenters highlighted technologies and policy recommendations aimed at protecting the electric grid against potentially catastrophic events, such as...
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On June 11, 2013, the State of Maine passed the first legislation in the nation to protect the electric grid against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and geomagnetic disturbance (GMD). EMP’s, such...
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