Black Sky Hazards

A Black Sky Hazard is a catastrophic event that severely disrupts
the normal functioning of our critical infrastructures in multiple regions, for long durations.

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Research Projects

Nearly all of the Council’s projects, initiatives and capability offerings have emerged from continuing, systems engineering-framed research, in consultation and partnership with leading infrastructure operators, government agencies and subject matter experts.


EIS Academy

Advanced all-hazard, all-scale crisis planning, response and recovery learning, for corporate and government professionals and executives.

Experienced national and international leaders and educators utilize advanced multimedia materials providing best practice, state of the art approaches addressing critical infrastructure, supply chain and governance needs in conventional or Black Sky-class catastrophes.

EPRO Handbooks

EPRO® Handbook IV. “EPRO EMP” provides a peer-reviewed compendium of best practices, cost-effective strategic options, and specific approaches for EMP protection of critical elements of bulk power systems.

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EMP Research

In partnership with  US DOD’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Science Advanced Research Associates (SARA), and one of the world’s largest power companies, EIS Council conducted  EMP vulnerability and protection research for power grid facilities and systems, including first-ever generating station impact research.

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