NAESB’s First Move to Set Energy Digitalization Standards Heavily Focused on Blockchain, Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:16:50 +0000

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The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), a wholesale and retail natural gas and power industry forum comprising 300 corporate members, will initially focus its standards development to support cybersecurity and blockchain out of 11 digital technologies it identified that are quickly transforming the energy space.  The board’s April 2019–formed Digital Committee, which comprises 16 […]

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NAESB’s First Move to Set Energy Digitalization Standards Heavily Focused on Blockchain, Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:16:50 +0000

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The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), a wholesale and retail natural gas and power industry forum comprising 300 corporate members, will initially focus its standards development to support cybersecurity and blockchain out of 11 digital technologies it identified that are quickly transforming the energy space.  The board’s April 2019–formed Digital Committee, which comprises 16 […]

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How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 21:15:29 +0000

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Joe Biden on Nov. 7 clinched the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, barring Donald Trump’s prospects for a second-term. Almost immediately, reactions from various parts of the power sector streamed in, highlighting possibilities and pitfalls of Biden’s wide-ranging energy and environment agenda.  Energy, and its implications on the environment, figured prominently as […]

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US Department Of Energy Announces >$7 Million To Protect Electric Grid From Cyberattacks In Michigan

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:19:44 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $7 million in funding for Michigan-based cybersecurity company, The Dream Team LLC (DTLLC) to develop a first-of-its-kind infrastructure that protects the electric grid from cyber-attacks on electric vehicles (EV) and electric vehicle charging systems. Once developed, testing of the electric roadways and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology will be conducted at the world-renowned American Center for Mobility (ACM)

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Mixed Reactions on Looming DOE NOPR for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:42:04 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) will issue a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) to implement President Trump’s broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO) “later this fall,” a DOE official confirmed to POWER on Oct. 5. Though the NOPR is delayed beyond the 150-day timeframe set by the EO, various BPS stakeholders are […]

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Mixed Reactions on Looming DOE NOPR for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:42:04 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) will issue a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) to implement President Trump’s broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO) “later this fall,” a DOE official confirmed to POWER on Oct. 5. Though the NOPR is delayed beyond the 150-day timeframe set by the EO, various BPS stakeholders are […]

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Leaders in the Smart City Movement

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:06:09 +0000

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What is a “Smart City”? According to one definition, it’s an urban area that uses different types of electronic methods and sensors to collect data, with insights gained from that data used to manage assets, resources, and services efficiently. Clint Vince, chair of Dentons’ U.S. Energy Practice and co-chair of Dentons’ Global Energy Sector, was […]

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Power Sector, Federal Entities Scramble to Close Supply Chain Security Gaps

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:24:34 +0000

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Marking another major federal effort to address potential supply chain risks to the bulk power system (BPS), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17 sought industry’s perspective on a number of important considerations, including possible actions the regulatory body could take to address security gaps. The U.S.-based power sector, meanwhile, has moved quickly […]

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Power Sector, Federal Entities Scramble to Close Supply Chain Security Gaps

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:24:34 +0000

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Marking another major federal effort to address potential supply chain risks to the bulk power system (BPS), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17 sought industry’s perspective on a number of important considerations, including possible actions the regulatory body could take to address security gaps. The U.S.-based power sector, meanwhile, has moved quickly […]

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Cyber Risks Are Top of Mind Throughout the Power Sector

Credit to Author: Todd Inlander| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:22:35 +0000

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The electric power sector in the United States has a long history of facing threats to our infrastructure—whether they are natural or man‐made. While cyberthreats are indeed much more complex, particularly when you consider that some of our cyber adversaries are nation states, the industry has a strong foundation of preparedness, resilience, and response. Though […]

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