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Electrical substations are in almost every city nationwide. Most house transformers play a huge part in getting power out to you. The larger they are, the more critical.

“Transformers have been called by many people the ‘Achilles’ heel’ of the electric grid,” explained Joe Weiss, an engineer, and independent consultant.

Transformers take voltage sent by power plants and convert it to a level that can be distributed. Essentially, they keep electricity flowing at safe levels.

While the U.S. electric grid consists of thousands of them, the high voltage carriers make up less than three percent. Even so, they are responsible for transporting 60 to 70 percent of our electricity.

“These are 500 ton, 20-foot tall, multi-million dollar machines,” Weiss said.

They’re also custom-made in China and experts like Weiss say, while the U.S. is busy securing its networks, China has the ability and opportunity to sabotage the equipment we rely on them to manufacture.

Essentially, they’ve created a “backdoor” into our electric grid.

“What they have is the ability (to do)…they have their finger on that trigger today that they can take over that transformer and everything that transformer supplies coming in or going out. That’s a very big deal,” Weiss cautioned.

He said this is no hypothetical warning. The U.S. has already discovered backdoor electronics in a Chinese-made transformer.

It was that discovery that led then-President Donald Trump to sign an executive order in May of 2020 banning, “…the acquisition, importation, transfer, or installation” of any bulk-power systems from “foreign adversaries.”

The discovery also led to something that’s never happened before.

“The next large transformer from China that arrived at the Port of Houston, was intercepted by the U.S. Department of Energy and taken to the Sandia National Laboratory. Remember this is a 500 ton, multi-million dollar machine, so there was a utility missing,” Weiss explained.

Llewellyn King is a journalist who has been covering the energy field for decades. When he approached the Energy Department about the missing transformer he was met with a veil of silence.

“No comment to me is very much a comment. It says there’s smoke and there must be fire,” King told CBN News.

“So not only do our domestic utilities not know what has been found, our closest allies that also have Chinese-made transformers, do not know what has been found,” Weiss noted.

There are more than 200 of these large Chinese transformers in our electric grid today. One accounts for 10 percent of the power going to New York City, another supplies 18 to 20 percent of the power going to Las Vegas. Yet, the U.S. is focused on our cyber networks, something China has already proven it can bypass.

“Instead of trying to hack all of these networks and everything else to get in, all they did was put in some hardware that will allow them to send signals. So instead of sending a voltage signal that’s coming from a voltage sensor in that transformer, they can send a signal from Beijing into that piece of equipment,” Weiss explained.

In February of 2021, an arctic blast froze 40 percent of Texas’ electric grid. Millions of homes and businesses were left without power. The outages lasted only days, but more than 100 people died.

Back in 2012, then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta warned a room full of business leaders about the scope of a true attack on the U.S. grid.

“The collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber Pearl Harbor. An attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. An attack that would paralyze and shock the nation and create a new profound sense of vulnerability,” Panetta predicted.

Weiss said the question is not if this kind of attack will happen, but rather, will we even know it was a cyber attack.

“What a sophisticated attacker will do and Russia, and China, even Iran, and North Korea now fit into this, they will make a cyber attack look like an equipment malfunction,” Weiss told CBN News.

He points to Stuxnet, the U.S. cyberattack that took out a fifth of Iran’s nuclear centrifuges. . . .

What do you think about the power grid issue in America? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

(Excerpt from CBN. Article written by Caitlin Burke. Photo by Istock)

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July 18, 2021

For years, certain Christians have been warning the U.S. to protect the grid! I’m told it would not be that difficult to do, but no President has done it! This could be life threatening for everyone, if our grid went down. How could we have sat by and let China, literally, make almost everything we depend on?? Transformers, chips, medicines, etc., all made in China!
Under this administration, there is no way they are even considering the danger we are in from China! They are being paid by China and “in bed” with China!
Having said all that, we can, with full assurance, say, “our hope is in the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.” He not only hears our prayers, but He answers our prayers. “We dwell in the shelter of the Most High………” (Psalm 91))

Karen Secrest
July 15, 2021

30 years ago a friend who owned an electrical company said his city could be shut down for lack of a $10.00 part the city officials blew off as inconsequential.
The evil that can be done either deliberately or from ignorance is one of the issues we are praying into.
The same effect is found in chips. Apple could let go of the stockpile but it also is a pawn in cyber war.
However, this IS the day the Lord has made. We Will rejoice and be glad in it. The Lord informs His Prophets of that which is to come. The end IS near but you will know as you Abide that which is to be used for Kingdom good.
Behold, I Come

July 15, 2021

The biggest issue that we face in America is the wifty, misguided socialists that are trying their best to destroy this country. Why, knowing what the Chinese agenda is, would we be buying these transformers from a country that is out to help in the process of ruining this country? My opinion is, we need Divine Intervention. These satan-influenced radicals must go .Lord, we need You to intervene in the affairs of men. Please, let the fraud of the last November election be exposed, and please, return President Trump to office. We know that he is no angel, and rather rough around the edges. That being said, at least he care enough about our nation to not try to destroy it. Let your will prevail!

Tulsi Rose
July 15, 2021

Dear Lord, Prepare your people from the inevitable! Teach us all how to live off the grid and effectively. Make us old time homesteaders and lead us to be free in Christ and to spread the gospel and to help others in the way you would have us help when disaster hits. Your will be done, Lord. Thank you Jesus for moving on our behalf. Cleanse our hearts, forgive our sins and guide us according to your will.

Susan CC
July 15, 2021

There is no end to intrigue in these days. Heavenly Father, this looming threat has not caught You unaware. Our adversary has always been a contriver of evil, he lives to plot and conspire against Yours. But You say “we who dwell in Your shelter, will rest in Your shadow, You will be our refuge…” We love You Father, would You rescue us from this danger? We call upon You to establish security in our nation’s power grid. We put this danger at the foot of the Cross of Christ, and all seen and unseen troubles. You are our Creator, Savior, Counselor and only YOU satisfy our every need. We need You Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We ask for Your protection from the cabal working against us. Amen



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