NSA Can’t Get Enough Power

By Deane Barker on August 6, 2006

NSA risking electrical overload: And you think your Athlon uses a lot of juice.

The NSA is already unable to install some costly and sophisticated new equipment, including two new supercomputers, for fear of blowing out the electrical infrastructure, they said.

[…] The NSA is Baltimore Gas & Electric’s largest customer, using as much electricity as the city of Annapolis…

Annapolis has a populatiuon of about 40,000. Via Slashdot.



  1. You would think the NSA would have their own power plant underground using Fusion power or something. I would think disclosing that Baltimore Gas & Elec was their primary power supply would be a security risk.

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