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  • Oracle Polls Utilities on Smart Grid Data Adoption - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Polls Utilities on Smart Grid Data Adoption

    Oracle Corp. has released a new study that shows utilities are still struggling to convert smart grid data into business value. The “Utilities and Big Data: Accelerating the Drive to Value” study surveyed 151 North American utilities executives to measure how their smart grid programs handle huge volumes of data, enhance operations and customer service, […] More

  • Capgemini, Eccentex Form Energy Data Services Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Capgemini, Eccentex Form Energy Data Services Team

    Capgemini America Inc. and cloud applications provider Eccentex are partnering to provide a new case management platform to energy and utility customers, intending to help them turn data flow into new business intelligence. The companies will offer clients software to manage exceptions and processes regarding implementation of new technology such as smart meters and smart […] More

  • IPKeys Unveiling Cloud-Based Pricing Info Platform For Utilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IPKeys Unveiling Cloud-Based Pricing Info Platform For Utilities

    IPKeys is unveiling a new cloud-based system this week aimed at helping energy providers exchange market-based demand response and price signals with customers. The company said its engineers are presenting the Energy Interop Server and System this week at the DistribuTECH 2013 Conference in San Diego. Connexx Energy partnered with IPKeys to develop a new smart […] More

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    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 newspaper. Wellinghoff made the remarks at a media event hosted by The Energy Daily in Washington, Zack Colman reports. He claimed he cannot confidentially communicate cyber […] More

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    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, and Susan Collins (R-Maine), the panel’s senior Republican member, asked the agency to investigate industry standards for authentication and access to control systems. According to […] More

  • DOE Asking Utilities to Share Sensitive Data, Form Cyber Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOE Asking Utilities to Share Sensitive Data, Form Cyber Board

    The Energy Department wants electric power companies to anonymously share data with the department and also form a board for overseeing cybersecurity, NetworkWorld reports. According to Ellen Messmer‘s article, that information would identify network vulnerabilities or attacks, with DOE sharing the information with other participating utilities on an anonymous basis. Citing a 90-page DOE guidance, […] More

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