NRC’s New Chairman Urged to Heed Agency’s Climate Policy Role

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:57:17 +0000

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Christopher Hanson, a nuclear energy government and industry veteran, has taken the helm of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The designation by President Joe Biden on Jan. 23 may provide a boost to the administration’s climate initiatives, experts told POWER.  Hanson, a Democrat, is expected to fill the role for remainder of his five-year term […]

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NRC’s New Chairman Urged to Heed Agency’s Climate Policy Role

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:57:17 +0000

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Christopher Hanson, a nuclear energy government and industry veteran, has taken the helm of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The designation by President Joe Biden on Jan. 23 may provide a boost to the administration’s climate initiatives, experts told POWER.  Hanson, a Democrat, is expected to fill the role for remainder of his five-year term […]

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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your OT Systems

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:28:43 +0000

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Over the last several years, cyber actors and online criminal gangs have used cyber warfare to disrupt business and infrastructure across the globe. Today, they are becoming even more aggressive and are using their resources to target Operations Technology (OT) and Industrial Control System (ICS) networks. According to the Canadian government’s Canadian Centre for Cyber […]

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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your OT Systems

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:28:43 +0000

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cybersecurity

Over the last several years, cyber actors and online criminal gangs have used cyber warfare to disrupt business and infrastructure across the globe. Today, they are becoming even more aggressive and are using their resources to target Operations Technology (OT) and Industrial Control System (ICS) networks. According to the Canadian government’s Canadian Centre for Cyber […]

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Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:22:22 +0000

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President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules and executive actions affecting the bulk power system. The president on Jan. 20 also kickstarted America’s return to the Paris Agreement, sending a brief letter […]

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Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:22:22 +0000

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President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules and executive actions affecting the bulk power system. The president on Jan. 20 also kickstarted America’s return to the Paris Agreement, sending a brief letter […]

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GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:10:39 +0000

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General Electric (GE) has filed a lawsuit accusing “willful and malicious misappropriation of GE’s trade secrets” by Siemens Energy, charging that a current Siemens employee “knowingly and surreptitiously” received GE intellectual property, which led to Siemens using the information to improve its own bids for lucrative contracts supplying gas turbines to utilities. GE in the […]

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GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:10:39 +0000

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General Electric (GE) has filed a lawsuit accusing “willful and malicious misappropriation of GE’s trade secrets” by Siemens Energy, charging that a current Siemens employee “knowingly and surreptitiously” received GE intellectual property, which led to Siemens using the information to improve its own bids for lucrative contracts supplying gas turbines to utilities. GE in the […]

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Biden Presidency Promises Change for Power Industry

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 17:38:52 +0000

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As we get closer to the presidential inauguration, and with President-elect Biden’s announcement of his Cabinet picks for the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of the Interior (Interior), we begin the inevitable hypothesizing about which “Day 1 actions” will be taken, which actions will be among the administration’s “100 […]

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DOE Bans Utility Procurement of Chinese Equipment for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 14:50:25 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a “prohibition order” in line with President Trump’s May 2020 broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO 13920) that will ban some utility procurement of specific grid equipment from China.  When it takes effect on Jan. 16, 2021, the Dec. 17–issued “Prohibition Order Securing Critical Defense […]

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