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Hot Commodities: Hacking the Grid

By Ellen Scholl

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:41 AM

Hacks and Attacks

Amid the uproar following the hack and subsequent leak of the DNC’s emails this week and the suspicion (and many say near certainty) that Russia is behind it, it is worth considering our cyber vulnerabilities—and targets of potential Russian interest. 1,195 more words

Information Operations

Launching the cleantech space race: A preflight checklist for candidates

In a country where everyone seems obsessed with the latest technology, the issue doesn’t come up much on the campaign trail. That’s too bad, because creating new technology is one of the things that the United States does well. 1,174 more words

Climate & Energy

About the Grid

A electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from suppliers to consumers.

But it is not only that. With the rise of renewable energies, the grid will mean integration of new technologies that will give new employment opportunities.

The options are diverse:

Global News

Power plume

Power plume. Photo of power plant exhaust stack and electrical distribution yard seen through a chain-link fence in early evening, San Francisco, California.

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Keeping Reactor Electric Systems in Phase

Jake Zimmerman
Electrical Engineering Branch Chief
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation

Nuclear power plants generate electricity, but their systems need power from the grid to operate. 410 more words


Twenty-five years ago: Remembering the night “Operation Desert Storm” was launched on Iraq

By Blue Woman

Global Research, January 17, 2016

European Turkish Friendships 16 January 2016

‘Operation Desert Storm’, the massive air and missile aggression on Iraq… 825 more words