“The banking system is not ready for a blackout! » Editorial Charles SANNAT

My love is boundless, my love is boundless,

This is an article despatched to me by our comrade Christoph, official correspondent of our pleasant neighborhood in Germany. I named him ex officio volunteer so do not push too exhausting!

In brief, Christophe nonetheless finds it very related, and I share his opinion, to take a look at this story of energy cuts and the results and implications of such energy cuts on the banking system specifically and the monetary system typically.

And that is a superb query you will discover absent in our media.

In France, you must not be so eager about what you’re advised, as in all that you’re not advised.

Silence tells extra about danger.

The report in German is clear, internet, exact and flawless.

“Immending Power Cuts Threaten European Banks’ Viability”

In France, no drawback.

Every financial institution department has a generator to produce ATMs, money dispensers in case of emergency.

Each group has its personal back-up system to make sure that all computer systems work and public reception is attainable in any scenario.

Finally, all knowledge is hosted in ultra-secure knowledge facilities in order that whole power redundancy permits these websites to run for a whole week with out an out of doors energy provide.

But no, I’m kidding!

We have none of that!


There’s nothing extra redundant than mills at your native department.

All banks will likely be minimize off if the ability goes out.

You cannot withdraw cash from an ATM reasonably than make an web switch as a result of nothing will work!

Don’t think about you will use your smartphone’s app. Your neighborhood relay antenna may even be at nighttime, and if by some miracle it lasts a few extra hours on battery energy, the networks will likely be utterly saturated.


How will life be with out electrical energy in 2022?

How do you discover an analogy?

It’s just like the Amish, it is vehicles and money once more.

Well, all money registers in supermarkets will likely be HS, so you’ll be able to’t pay money by card. However, as an instance that with a little money you would possibly have the ability to purchase a nation loaf on the native bakery, but it surely’s not straightforward.

Let’s give the ground to this German article

“Because of attainable energy outages, European banks are at present underneath stress to behave. Because in an emergency, transactions have to be recorded retrospectively, for instance.

Impending energy cuts threaten the viability of European banks
Europe’s banks should put together for anticipated energy cuts because of the power disaster.
Read this text:

Why Europe’s Banks Are Developing Contingency Plans
How unprepared banks are for extended blackouts
How a financial institution failure can ship a whole economic system into a downward spiral”

Due to potential energy outages, European banks are at present being compelled to function. In the occasion of an outage, for instance, the transaction have to be recorded retrospectively.
Given the significance of funds and transactions to the European economic system, already battered by inflation and the power disaster, the stress for monetary corporations to behave is sturdy. The supervisory authorities are on excessive alert.

The European Central Bank and the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) require credit score establishments to have contingency plans to cope with potential energy shortages.
Experts worry that nearly no group is ready for energy outages lasting greater than a few days. “This represents a critical hole in resiliency planning,” mentioned Avi Schnur, director of the Electric Infrastructure Security Council, a assume tank that advises on making ready for such hazards.

“This represents a critical hole in resilience planning.”

Hahahahaha, I have never laughed so exhausting in a very long time. At least since yesterday, since our mamamuchis are above zero (it is like bravery however much less so).

A spot in resilience planning.


They are simply utterly overwhelmed.

“When occasions overtake us, allow us to faux to be organizers. »

They do not know do higher than that.

So get out the money, purchase bathroom paper, have sufficient (tenting fuel) to warmth meals as a result of canned chilly ravioli is not horrible, and take cost of your personal power, monetary, skilled resilience, and so on.

I do not count on something from the state.

It will at all times be too little too late… and along with your cash!

Go one final time for the street.

It’s Friday, you have to have enjoyable all weekend.

“Swiss insurer Zurich needs to make power financial savings in a approach that clients will not discover if attainable. In this case, solely sure flooring of buildings can be utilized, the group defined. Only some provides will finish – “eg health room for workers”.

Yes, sure, my mates. To save us from international warming, mum Michelle, who misplaced her cat, everybody is aware of, has to place a field of nuggets within the yellow bin, whereas Swiss workers at Zurich Insurance will cease work between midday and two o’clock to save lots of Europe from energy failure.


We even have the President Thermostat and Thermolactyl sturdy ukes. Friends flip off WiFi.


We are going to have enjoyable. We’re going to curdle, however we’ll have a good chortle.

It’s already too late, however all is not misplaced.

Prepare yourselves!

Charles Sannat

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