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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 20 Issue 5
About two years ago, an electric cooperative in Spokane, Washington, began researching the benefits of LED technology.
Tree service companies widely have adopted GPS tracking technology to make their fleet operations more efficient and productive.
Since the dawn of the Internet, companies have operated in the Internet economy, a period during which there was an explosion of connectivity and customers were empowered to access information about the companies who serve them.
Large, rotating masses are the unsung heroes of reliability on the electric grid. Loads come and go, but our Newtonian friends, Momentum and Inertia, make order from chaos.
Consumer-driven technologies are influencing the development of enterprise hardware and software, enterprise information technology (IT) operations and how enterprises conduct business internally and externally.
We live in a world ripe with technological advancements that make our lives better, or at least more efficient. With many applications' being used by millions of people every day comes an immense amount of data. And although the free collection and dissemination of data might be the norm in many industries, in the energy industry it's a topic that is growing in complexity by the year.
One of the most interesting talks during DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition was a case study involving sensitive data exfiltration from the operational technology (OT) environment of a North American electric utility.
During the past two years, dozens of attacks have been reported-including trespassing, vandalism, theft and sabotage-on critical utility infrastructure in the U.S. that posed dangers to life, property, reliable grid operation and utility worker safety.
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