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Smart Grid Principal Characteristics: Operates Resiliently Against Attack And Natural Disaster

August 2009
U.S. Department of Energy, National EnergyTechnology Laboratory
Smart Grid, DOE, recommendations, NETL, requirements, implementation, report, benefits, barriers, grid security, resiliency measures

This report describes the following topics: the current and proposed states of grid security, requirements and barriers for implementation, expected benefits, and recommendations for moving forward while developing security and resiliency measures for the smart grid.