List/Grid Tag Archives: Power Grid

Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk

Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk

Qubitekk, a San Diego-based startup company, has received a $3 million grant from the Energy Department to develop quantum encryption technology to secure the national power grid from hacking and other… Read more »

GE Helps Upgrade Mississippi City Grid; Todd Jackson Comments

GE Helps Upgrade Mississippi City Grid; Todd Jackson Comments

GE has been selected to help modernize the power grid of a city in Mississippi with the goal of helping the city fulfill energy usage requirements. Holly Springs City will… Read more »

Oak Ridge's Titan Tops Fastest Supercomputer List

Oak Ridge's Titan Tops Fastest Supercomputer List

U.S. national laboratories operate five out of the 20 fastest supercomputers in the world, Information Week reports. Citing a survey from Top500.org, Patience Wait writes Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan… Read more »

FERC Chair Jon Wellinghoff: Federal Cyber Authority Over Utilities Needed

FERC Chair Jon Wellinghoff: Federal Cyber Authority Over Utilities Needed

It is up to Congress to give approval for new federal regulatory oversight of electric grid cybersecurity, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff said Wednesday, according to The Hill… Read more »

FERC: Power Grid Security Certificates Should Have Shorter Terms

FERC: Power Grid Security Certificates Should Have Shorter Terms

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently responded to questions from top Senate lawmakers on cybersecurity standards for power grids, CNET reports. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee,… Read more »

IBM to Update Vermont Comm. Network for Smart Grid

IBM to Update Vermont Comm. Network for Smart Grid

IBM and the Vermont Electric Power Co. have agreed to build a fiber optic and Carrier Ethernet communications network to support Vermont’s smart grid efforts, IBM announced Tuesday.  IBM will… Read more »

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

The Department of Homeland Security‘s National Cyber Security Division and the Idaho National Laboratory have won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for creating a series of training programs on… Read more »

Accenture Reports Increased Solar Energy Installation May Undermine Power Grid

Accenture Reports Increased Solar Energy Installation May Undermine Power Grid

A recent study by Accenture, “Achieving High Performance with Solar Photovoltaic Integration“, found that the increased penetration of solar energy installations by residential and commercial property owners and large-scale solar energy… Read more »

NERC Sets Up Cyber Task Force to Protect Power Grid

NERC Sets Up Cyber Task Force to Protect Power Grid

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation is setting up a cyber-attack task force to evaluate and help protect the U.S. power grid in the event of an web assault, according… Read more »

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