Microgrids and Energy Storage

Energy storage is a feature that the U.S. electrical grid has utilized for decades. Energy storage devices allow the generated energy that exceeds demand to be stored and released during peak demand hours. Their primary function is to stabilize the grid and provide energy when the grid fails, which cuts back on outages and interruptions. [...]

May 31st, 2016|

Microgrids and Security

The US electrical grid faces many challenges today, and securing the grid is becoming an increasingly prominent concern, especially with regard to cyberterrorism. In fact, the energy sector is the leading target for cyberattacks on Industrial Control Systems (ICS) in the US. A new report by the Technical Resource for Incident Prevention found that cyberattacks [...]

May 26th, 2016|