Standardized Software Bill of Materials Needed to Power Energy Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 15:03:53 +0000

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  COMMENTARY Supply chain security is top of mind these days for policymakers and regulators focused on protecting the utility industry and other critical infrastructure. A cyber vulnerability with a single supplier can take down an entire supply chain network and the entities that use its products. The organizations that support and supply products and […]

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Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:06:36 +0000

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Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many governments around the world now provide incentives to individuals, industries, and communities who are interested […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Will Change Name to ‘Hitachi Energy’ to Mark Business Evolution

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:38:05 +0000

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids, the behemoth joint venture firm officially launched last year when Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi acquired a majority share in Swiss conglomerate ABB’s Power Grids business, will be known as “Hitachi Energy” starting in October 2021. The name change reflects the firm’s business evolution amid a rapidly evolving energy landscape, the company […]

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A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:49 +0000

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The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a way for

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A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:49 +0000

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The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a way for

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A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:49 +0000

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The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a way for

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Zero-Trust Gateways: A New Strategy for Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Credit to Author: George Kamis| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 21:00:26 +0000

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In early May 2021, a Russian cyber-criminal group hit Colonial Pipeline, the largest U.S. oil and natural gas pipeline system, with a devastating ransomware attack. The exploit maliciously encrypts computer files, making them inaccessible unless the victim pays a ransom. To contain the threat, Colonial was forced to temporarily shut down portions of its operations […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Key: Why the Transition to Our Future Energy System Needs AI

Credit to Author: Jeremy Renshaw| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:55:06 +0000

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On any given day, the electric power industry’s operations are complex and its responsibilities vast. As the industry continues to play a critical role in supporting global climate goal challenges, it must simultaneously support demand increases, surges in smart appliance adoption, and decentralized operating system expansions. And that just scratches the surface. Behind the scenes, […]

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Big Data Rewrites the Rule Book on Power System Risk Analysis

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 14:40:05 +0000

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Extreme weather patterns, net zero acceleration, and shifting regulatory regimes demand a new methodology to assess and mitigate network challenges across both the immediate and long term. The integrity, performance, and flexibility of energy networks have become progressively more important in the face of rapid technological, economic, and environmental change. And the challenges in maintaining […]

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Automated Powerline Inspection: How Preparation Is the Key to Combating Wildfires During the Off Season

Credit to Author: Chris Beaufait| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 19:30:13 +0000

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2020 was a catastrophic year for wildfires across the U.S. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reported that almost 60,000 fires ran rampant across more than 9 million acres in the U.S. last year, nearly 1.5 times the 10-year average of 6.6 million acres. Not only this, California saw its first-ever “gigafire,” a devastating single […]

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