Wind and solar power capacity and generation have been growing steadily for years, as efforts to halt climate change and a desire for clean energy have gained public support around the world.
Even before the Stuxnet malware program made international headlines in 2010, cybersecurity was an important issue for utility companies. In the aftermath of one of the largest attacks on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, the front against cyberattacks came together in a new and stronger form. How can we protect today’s energy systems from attacks?
The power industry is in the midst of a shake-up, a revolution in how electricity is generated and distributed. Smart grid technology is changing the way utilities and customers interact, and providing support for the integration of renewable resources and energy storage to the grid.
How the energy industry and the cloud can partner to meet the challenges of smart city development.
The power industry is experiencing significant changes. Natural gas, wind, solar and battery storage seem to be the wave of the future. What’s compelling the transformation? Some people point to environmental concerns, including climate change, but decreasing costs are also a prime driver.