Toshiba Corp. and Landis+Gyr will team up with Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), the University of Kyoto, and Los Alamos County to study demand response pricing programs....More
Southern California Edison, the Electric Power Research Institute and Open Grid Systems have created a Common Information Model environmental data model, whose design was driven by requirements from a wide range of utility use cases....More
Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the availability of up to $20 million for the development of tools and technologies to enhance the cybersecurity of the nation’s energy delivery control systems for electricity, oil, and gas....More
Creativity, good ideas, brainstorming –in themselves a lot of fun, but they don’t produce anything new and useful without elbow grease. On the other hand, hard work without creativity just results in the same old, same old and little innovation....More
The workplace and supervision can provide a culture of creativity and execution resulting in a high degree of innovation. Or, probably more often, productivity, long hours and general ‘busy-ness’ crowd out time for creative, outside the box thinking....More
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff has announced the creation of a new FERC office that will help the Commission focus on potential cyber and physical security risks to energy facilities under its jurisdiction....More
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There's a lot of life left in our overhead distribution network, but adding some new technology can help ensure the reliability of those aging assets. Download the free white paper From the basic to the complex: Optimizing an aging infrastructure in the modern grid to learn how to merge existing assets with intelligent devices to build a more resilient network.