WAS MYSTERIOUS ATTACK ON CALIF. POWER STATION A ‘DRESS REHEARSAL’ FOR MUCH LARGER ASSAULT ON U.S. ELECTRICAL GRID?

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From The Blaze 

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“My personal view is that this was a dress rehearsal” for future attacks.” . . .Mark Johnson, a former vice president for transmission operations at PG&E 

Although the fact that the still-unsolved attack on a power station near San Jose occurred just a handful of hours after the Boston Marathon bombing — and apparently raised a few eyebrows initially — its ride in the public eye has been decidedly under the radar to date.

But that may be changing. . . . Read Complete Report

Electrical_substation_model_(side-view) CREDIT Shigeru23 SOURCE Wikipedia Commons Public Domain

Image: Electrical substation model side-view.

A:Primary power lines’ side

B:Secondary power lines’ side

1.Primary power lines 2.Ground wire 3.Overhead lines 4.Lightning arrester 5.Disconnect switch 6.Circuit breaker 7.Current transformer 8.Transformer for measurement of electric voltage 9.Main transformer 10.Control building 11.Security fence 12.Secondary power lines.

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