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.

renewable energy in the US

The US utility market set for interesting times in 2019

The US utility market it seems is subject to what is purported to be an old Chinese curse: “May you live in interesting times.”...
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New research reveals technologies with the highest funding and sector impacts

Frost & Sullivan has issued a new report analysing technologies with the highest funding and their impacts in sectors including ICT, energy, advanced manufacturing and...
operational technology

Cybersecurity best practice event launched to protect US utilities

Protect Our Power will convene its inaugural best practices conference to communicate best practices in grid cybersecurity
IoT sensors

The IoT platform dilemma

At the end of 2015, Gartner predicted that “Through 2018, 80% of IoT implementations will squander transformational opportunities by focusing on narrow...
Three quarters of energy firms limiting connectivity development due to cyber threats

Cyber threats continue limiting IoT and 5G adoption, report

According to a new report from Osborne Clarke, data protection and privacy concerns in relation to GDPR regulations are slowing the adoption of IoT.
utilities

Four ways utilities can shape smart cities’ success

Itron and Panasonic highlighted smart cities best practices during the 2018 Itron Utility Week held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nowadays, it seems everything on the planet has...
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Wildfire liabilities push PG&E towards bankruptcy filing

PG&E will file its business for bankruptcy protection as it faces billions of dollars in liabilities related to fatal wildfires.
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...
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World Expo selects digital transformation partner for 2020 event

Expo 2020 Dubai has partnered with Siemens to meet its sustainability targets.
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European grid operators unveil Stakeholders and Innovation Council

The European Distribution System Operators' Association for Smart Grids has launched its Stakeholders and Innovation Council to help grid operators and energy stakeholders...

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