Cybersecurity

News concerning cybersecurity within the energy sector, specifically relating to protection of energy customer data and private information, preventing malware, ransomware, as well as theft or damage to hardware. Also includes cybersecurity for the electricity grid, preventing disruption of power services, coordinating incident response and recovery, ensuring grid resilience.

innovation

Winners of energy technology and practices innovation challenge announced

The DoE has announced the winners of the first “Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge”
critical infrastructure

Energy remains vulnerable in $135 billion critical infrastructure security market

The global cyber security spend in critical infrastructure is expected to reach $135 billion in 2024
blockchain technology

Ed’s note: Blockchain in smart cities – should we be afraid?

Blockchain is more than just a platform for mining bitcoins or facilitating peer-to-peer transactions in energy trading. For one start-up in Singapore,...
new energy

Consumer happiness and decarbonisation drive ‘new energy concept’

Black & Veatch has released the results of a survey conducted to understand factors driving and hindering the adoption of 'new energy' concepts
utilities

Webinar: The race to the future utility

Join IDC for this webinar, where we will the analysts will share insights on this topic and provide a preview of the IDC Utilities Executive Summit 2020.
JEA

JEA seeks alternatives to address efficiency constraints

JEA has issued an invitation to negotiate for stategic alternatives which will help the utility to remain relevant today, tomorrow and in future.

Electricity theft detection using smart meter data analysis

Arkossa detects an electricity fraud for the cultivation of Cannabis purpose. Smart Metering as a Service
Iberdrola

$2.8 million grant to advance the role played by solar in...

Kansas State University has received a three-year, $2.8 million research award from the US Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office
device management

Utility data and device management to exceed $22 billion

The revenue for utility data and device management technologies is expected to increase by 4.6% per annum between 2018 and 2027 - report.
data protection

US mayors adopt data protection and infrastructure resilience resolution

US mayors adopt Data Protection at the Edge Resolution to enhance data and infrastructure security

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