This Week in Utilities, October 13, 2017: Smart Grid Technology
Welcome back to #TWIU. Every Friday, we round up the week’s best reads and most notable events occurring within the utilities and energy industries.
Here’s what you may have missed this week:
NEWS: Utility Dive – North Korea likely targeted US power companies in spear phishing campaign, firm says
Utility Dive Brief – Cybersecurity firm FireEye confirmed that it detected and stopped spear phishing emails sent to United States power companies by “known cyber actors likely affiliated with the North Korean government” in September.
READ: Times Free Press – Electric co-ops eager to expand broadband connections to rural areas
READ: Utility Dive – Hawaiian Electric takes first steps to utility-scale commercial energy storage
Lede: Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) has big plans for energy storage, but is wary of moving too quickly. The utility is looking for better storage technology and economics before moving too much on deployment.
WEBINAR: Novinium – Smart Monitor Series pt. 2 w/ Branko Horvat and Lee
– Manhole event risk factors, and why they are on the rise nationwide
– How to evaluate manhole event solutions
– How to systematically reduce the risk of manhole events
– How to prevent asset failures and mitigate risk through remote monitoring of environmental and infrastructure data