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.

2019, Predictions, IBM report predictions for utility industry

2019 – the year ahead

A new year brings with it a sense of renewal and opportunity, a feeling that anything is possible and that the trails and...
Innoenergy

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The International Finance Corporation has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
Cybersecurity, cyber attacks

Cybersecurity an organisational and technical issue

A recent companywide vulnerability audit of a large US utility revealed some areas of technical vulnerability in the control system, but most of the findings had to do with organisational problems.
wi-sun alliance

Stakeholder collaboration to accelerate robust connectivity

Emad El Sewedy, CEO of El Sewedy looks at the benefits of collaboration between energy stakeholders in addressing energy challenges. The adoption of robust and...
Panasonic

First-ever set of security requirements for EV charging infrastructure

ENCS and EDSO have launched cyber-security requirements for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
SDG&E

San Diego utility scopes three awards for reliable services

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has received three awards for superior performance amongst utilities in America. PA Consulting has awarded SDG&E with the National...
ISO/IEC JTC 1

ISO/IEC JTC 1 adds OCT specification to global IoT standards portfolio

ISO/IEC JTC 1 has approved Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)’s 1.0 specification as an international standard.
climate change

Canadian utility pilots AI and analytics to reduce leaks by 60%

In Canada, Utilities Kingston has selected Rezatec to reduce water leaks within its distribution system. Utilities Kingston is piloting the firm’s artificial intelligence and geospatial...
incubator

Multi-million DoE funding facilitates energy transformation

The DoE has announced $98 million in funding towards research and development (R&D) of innovative technologies to transform the country's energy system.
Smart Grid Communications

Enedis selects energy transition IT partner

Enedis has selected Orange Business Services for to assist in its transition towards smarter and more resilient grid network operations.

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