Tag: US Grid

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How US grid operators can defend against the unprecedented surge in power system attacks

January 24, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

Just as much of the country was experiencing record cold and massive travel disruptions, bad actors continued physical attacks against substations. As Robert Walton reports in Utility Dive, “Six substations in the Pacific Northwest were damaged by attacks in November, […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Distributed Energy Poised for ‘Explosive Growth’ on the US Grid

June 21, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Distributed energy resources (DERs) are poised for “explosive growth” across the United States over the next five years. U.S. utilities “need to change, and are slowly changing,” how they plan, operate and maintain their distribution grids to adapt. That’s how […]