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What History Tells Us About the Future of Cyber Vulnerabilities in the Power Industry
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The power and energy sector is one of the most critical areas of our country’s infrastructure, making it a prime target for cybercriminals increasingly looking for ways to infiltrate and…


ISO-NE Warns Fuel Supply Issues May Threaten Winter Power System Reliability

New England faces a precarious fuel supply risk that could necessitate emergency actions if a severe prolonged cold snap hits the region this winter, ISO New England (ISO-NE) has warned. …


EIA: U.S. Coal Stockpiles Lowest Since 1978

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently said it expected coal-fired power generation in 2021 to be 22% higher than in 2020, producing the first year-over-year increase in U.S. electricity…


NERC Issues Grim Outlook for Bulk Power System Winter Reliability

The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) is warning that much of the central U.S.—a region that stretches from the Great Lakes into southern Texas—may face critical power deficiencies during…


California Braces for New Reliability Crisis as Wildfire Threatens Crucial Intertie

The rapidly spreading Bootleg Fire tripped off transmission lines that transport power from the Pacific Northwest to California and other states over the weekend, prompting the California Independent System Operator…