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Securing our energy through microgrids

Michael Behrmann, New Hampshire Business Review Summary Our modern age of connectivity provides limitless opportunities for us to easily connect with one another for purposes of communication, commerce and just about anything you can imagine. While the benefits of this connectivity have...

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Planning for the Future: The Nation's First Cyber-Secure Microgrid at Ameren

Summary The microgrid uses various generation resources to optimize the efficiency of the power system and allow Ameren to demonstrate how microgrids can help their 2.4 million customers incorporate more distributed energy resources. Microgrid Workshop Session Track Speakers David Chiesa, S...


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University of Maryland - Securing Our Networked Utility Infrastructure

Summary The University of Maryland partnered with the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence providing the Campus Co-Generation Plant, Substation and 6,300 Ton Chiller Plant as the real data source for the Situational Awareness Project. The project was a demonstration of how to...


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Choosing the Type of Microgrid that is Right for Your Operation

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary So you’ve decided that your operation needs a microgrid. But what type of microgrid? Answering that question isn’t always easy because microgrids come in many different permutations, often customized to the business, factory, hospital, university,...

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Electrical Systems Resiliency with Power Microgrids

Summary This presentation provides an overview of the resiliency, reliability, sustainability, secuirty and economic benefits of microgrids. Speaker Brad Luyster, IPERC #Presentation #Military #Symposium #2017 #Microgrids #Resiliency #Cybersecurity #Reliability ...


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Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Integration - Microgrid

Summary Because microgrids can island, they can help ensure reliable supply if a cyberattack occurs on the U.S. grid. But what if the microgrid itself becomes the victim of a cyberattack? This presentation looks inside the Ameren microgrid, a project that is unique because its control system...


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Control System Considerations for Combined Heat and Power Plants

Speakers John Beaudry, Jacobs Engineering #MeteringandControls #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #2014 #JacobsEngineering #Reliability ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Cyber Security #CHP #Cybersecurity


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Misconfigurations in Critical Infrastructure

Mike Baukes, Penn Energy Summary Cybersecurity has always had its share of doom and gloom. Like any industry focused on threats, risks, losses, and damage, cybersecurity doctrines have propagated a wide variety of imminent threats, malicious actors, and unknown blindspots. Many of these...

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NERC says cyber attack risk is growing, but no power outages yet

Electric Light & Power / POWERGRID International, June 26, 2017 Summary Electric Light & Power/ POWERGRID International reports that while there were no reportable cybersecurity incidents in 2016 and, therefore, no events that caused loss of load, according to the North American...

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