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2014 Smart Grid System Report

US DOE
http://www.energy.gov/oe/downloads/2014-smart-grid-system-report

The Department of Energy has developed this biennial report to Congress in compliance with legislative language set forth in Section 1302 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. 82 more words

Energy And Climate

Federal CTO Steps Down, But Not Out

Todd Park, the second-ever federal Chief Technology Officer (CTO), is leaving his position.  While he has been CTO since 2012, he has been part of the Administration since 2009, when he joined the Department of Health and Human Services as its CTO. 340 more words

Government

Delaware Sets Law To Deal With Digital Records Post-Mortem

The state of Delaware recently passed a law that could provide a boost to the services that help maintain digital assets after death.  It follows on… 155 more words

Government

Final Lessons from the Silicon Valley Cyber Security Summit - Dealing with Data Privacy?

The third and final Cyber Summit panel brought the growing privacy issue to the fore. The esteemed panelists from DC all noted Washington’s keen awareness of damage done from the NSA debacle, which has created a big rift in public trust of the government . 457 more words

Tales from the Silicon Valley Cyber Security Summit - Part Deux

While the policy panel discussion at last week’s Silicon Valley Cyber Security Summit pointed out the many challenges of governments trying to deal with the cyber threat, the second ‘Next Generation’ panel was all about the shortage of qualified talent to deal with the problem. 481 more words

Government Still Muddling Through Updating Critical Materials Policy

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) recently reported on the latest activities by the government related to critical materials.  As I might have expected, progress has been halting and modest.  197 more words

Government

What I Learned at the Silicon Valley Cyber Security Summit - Part 1

I was fortunate to attend last week’s Silicon Valley Cyber Security Summit, where I spent 4 hours indulging my obsession with this subject while unfortunately increasing my level of paranoia. 576 more words