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Posted By: Jasvir Gill - Founder and CEO, AlertEnterprise
On: February 12, 2015
The hacking of Sony Picture Studios over the release of a movie mocking North Korea’s head of state was a serious cyber-attack on vital corporate assets, business data and the private personal information of Sony employees, contractors and vendors.   The severe economic and reputational consequences of Sony’s failure to adequately  more...
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Posted By: Shiuly Kisku
On: January 15, 2015
A classic case of power shift from an autocracy to a democracy; the story of the Utility transformation may be just that. Ever since de-regulation, reliable power delivery now exists beyond the physical boundaries of power plants, substations, network operating houses, leaving more vulnerable ends open; hence, there's a surge  more...
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Posted By: Mike Craigie - Managing Director, Combustion, Energy & Steam Specialists Ltd
On: December 12, 2014
SYNOPSIS This paper outlines the recommended strategy for the valuation, marketing and disposal of surplus power plant. In addition to assessing the overall extent and varied sources of such available equipment, the paper also looks closely at the various options which a utility can adopt when disposing of such plant,  more...
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Posted By: Joel Gordes - Consultant, Environmental Energy Solutions
On: December 8, 2014
It is particularly interesting to see the word "deterrence" in relation to cyber security and this should be a primary goal although it must eventually be viewed as only a portion of a larger strategy. One of the major differences in a cyber sense, particularly at a state level, is  more...
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Posted By: Ashish Kumar Das - Senior Manager for Utility Practice, Infosys Limited
On: December 1, 2014
Overview Asset Intensive organisation like Water, Gas and Electric Utilities heavily rely on their field staff to keep the operation going. There are numerous assets to be maintained by utilities spanning from their own production assets, network assets to public and private assets in customer premises. With aging workforce nearing  more...
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Posted By: Steve Ehrlich - Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, Space-Time Insight
On: October 14, 2014
Consider this near-perfect storm: - Many utilities in the United States have some part of their infrastructure that is more than 50 years old and long past its predicted useful life. - Many utility workers are aging and approaching retirement, which means they will soon end their careers and take  more...
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Posted By: Mark Cerasuolo - Senior Marketing Manager, OutBack Power
On: June 23, 2014
The economic and environmental benefits of solar and other clean energy sources are well documented and represent added value for the developed world, where sustainability is considered a lifestyle goal.  But in the developing world, sustainability is more often a means to improve quality of life, especially for those living  more...
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Posted By: Bryan Leyland - Consulting Engineer, LCL Ltd
On: May 30, 2014
The technologies described in this series generate electricity when their resource is available not when it is needed. In any power system, the generation must match the demand on a second by second basis. So, to go large-scale, renewable energy needs to find a technology that will store energy efficiently  more...
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Posted By: Bryan Leyland - Consulting Engineer, LCL Ltd
On: May 23, 2014
The potential energy in waves is enormous, so it is not surprising that there have been many attempts to use them to generate electricity. But while the potential is there, harnessing it is neither easy nor cheap. It is extremely difficult to design something that will survive a storm and,  more...
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Posted By: Bryan Leyland - Consulting Engineer, LCL Ltd
On: May 16, 2014
The current worldwide installed solar capacity is about 40,000 MW of photovoltaic power4 and about 1,170 MW of concentrated solar power.5 Solar power in the form of photo voltaic cells has been around for many years. Over the last few years, the cost of the cells themselves has dropped rapidly  more...
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