Stan and Dave, two linemen with Hinterland Electric, are driving to a service call way out in Wearami, located right off the interstate and almost exactly 50 miles from the Hinterland service center....More
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to approve revisions to several electric reliability standards that will strengthen coordinated efforts to plan and reliably operate the bulk electric system under normal and abnormal conditions....More
A report prepared by The Brattle Group for the Advanced Energy Economy Institute finds that high penetration levels of renewable generation are not only technically feasible but are already being managed...More
The news is full of stories about the latest cyber attacks and data breaches. While there hasn't been any news about a major hack of a power plant or substation yet, that doesn't mean bad agents aren't trying. Watch this short video for an overview of the standards now in place, the level of protection they provide and what you can — and should — be doing to implement those standards.
This video helps you understand the state of cyber security but physical security is also a major concern. Watch the webinar After Metcalf: Physical substation security for details of the attack on that substation and the security methods being deployed to protect physical assets from future attacks.