Superstorm Sandy should have made our government realize what our country’s Achilles heel is when it comes to our ability to sustain ourselves in the wake of a catastrophe: our power grid. When Europe re-built after WWII, it buried much of the electrical grid underground. Although it was costly, Europe now has a much more reliable source of energy.
Instead of spending millions of dollars to bring power to the consumers from a system that has so many vulnerabilities, I think it’s time the electrical providers stop wasting money on repairing an antiquated system and start investing in an underground system. …