The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has released “Cybersecurity for State Regulators,” a primer that explains conceptual cybersecurity basics and points to additional resources that can help regulators develop internal cybersecurity expertise, ask questions of their utilities, engage in partnerships with the public and private sector to develop and implement cost-effective cybersecurity, and begin to explore the integrity of their internal cybersecurity practices.
In support of the Obama Administration’s goals for quality, American-made clean energy products, the Energy Department’s State Energy Program continues to invest in the small businesses that make up the backbone of our economy.
Many community colleges, universities, utilities and manufacturers across America are taking smart, pragmatic steps to train the next generation of workers needed to modernize the nation’s electric grid.
On April 11, 2012, DOE Recovery Act funding recipient Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) celebrated a major milestone in the development of a regional smart grid in California: the installation of over 600,000 smart meters.
As their industry took a turn for the worse a few years ago, houseboat manufacturers teamed up with local government and the University of Kentucky -- and are now using green building technologies to build small, energy efficient houses.