Cascading Risk: The Lloyds “Business Blackout” Report

In early July, Lloyds published “Business Blackout: The insurance implications of an cyber attack on the US power grid”, a study of the financial impact of a hypothetical electric grid failure scenario in the US. Developed jointly with the University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies, it is an very important report not only for […]

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Socio-Economic Challenges for the Smart Grids Vision

M. Schmidthaler, J. Reichl and K. de Bruyn Energy Institute at the J. Kepler University Linz A holistic investigation of future European smart grids requires a number of economic and societal analyses apart from the consideration of the technical and legal challenges. This becomes more obvious in light of the societal dimension of supply security […]

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