An Architectural View for Addressing Operational, Business, and Cybersecurity Needs in T&D Field Devices

An Architectural View for Addressing Operational, Business, and Cybersecurity Needs in T&D Field Devices
Brian Smith bsmith@enernex.com 865-770-4853     Access to data from the wide range of Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) and sensors, also referred to as field devices, deployed throughout the transmission and distribution field environments is often at the forefront of current discussions within most utilities. A key driver for this focus is that data available from field devices has become valuable for many business purposes be...

[Anterix-Energy Central Roundtable] 2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable

2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable with Energy Central If 2020 taught us anything, it is how difficult it can be to predict the future! Looking back at the Energy Central's 2020 Special Issue Series we certainly didn’t see anyone sharing predictions on an evolving remote work environment, utility shutoff moratoriums, and digital experiences replacing in-person visits to customers. That said, thought leaders and experts in...

[CESI + EnerNex Webinar] Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector

[CESI + EnerNex Webinar] Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector
CESI and EnerNex Presents Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector In the past few years cybersecurity has become a major concern for grid operational systems. OT has to integrate new functionalities: leveraging Internet connectivity and increased communications among systems while also protecting against incoming threats and providing resiliency during cyber attacks. In this webinar, we explore how cybersecurity must be a crucial aspect in th...

5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? | Energy Central

5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? | Energy Central
5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? Published via Energy Central By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108     Cellular carriers have invested significant marketing dollars in promoting their 5G cellular services, touting lightning speeds, universal access and amazing streaming video services that this next generation of connectivity will provide. In their effort to entice custome...

[ESIG Webinar] Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity

[ESIG Webinar] Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity
Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s42F6kfmZ20&feature=youtu.be Download Presentation Earlier this year, ambitious goals were established at the federal level, including a plan for 100 percent clean electricity by 2035 and net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050. Reaching these goals efficiently will require action on a transformative scale, doubling or tripling the size and scale of the ...

5G: Opportunities and Challenges for Electric Distribution Companies | T&D World

5G: Opportunities and Challenges for Electric Distribution Companies | T&D World
5G: Opportunities and Challenges for Electric Distribution Companies Electric utilities to be both users and participants in this new world of communications. Originally published via T&D World By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108   The advent of newer telecommunications technologies, such as 5G, is bringing to realization many new capabilities including, wireless broadband servi...

[WEBINAR] 5G/LTE: A Game Changer for Electric Utilities?

[WEBINAR] 5G/LTE: A Game Changer for Electric Utilities?
CESI and EnerNex Present 5G/LTE: A Game Changer for Electric Utilities? WEBINAR AVAILABLE ON DEMAND We explore how 5G/LTE is a crucial game changer for electric utilities. Our session covers ultra-wideband to narrowband IOT and potential value streams for utilities, as well as the measures being taken to meet the requirements for cyber protection.   About the Presenters Davide Piccagli, Automation & Innovative Solutions...

Alignment of NERC CIP and ISO27001 | Energy Central

Alignment of NERC CIP and ISO27001 | Energy Central
Published via Energy Central Connect with the Author By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-770-4874   The energy industry is a critical infrastructure that is core to our business operations, safety, comfort and general well-being. This has become most evident with recent disasters such as Super Storm Sandy as well as the current Covid-19 pandemic. Unquestionably there is the need to ensure ...

Fault Induced Delayed Voltage Recovery (FIDVR): Modeling and Guidelines | IEEE Xplore

Fault Induced Delayed Voltage Recovery (FIDVR): Modeling and Guidelines | IEEE Xplore
Fault Induced Delayed Voltage Recovery (FIDVR): Modeling and Guidelines Published via IEEE Xplore Abstract Voltage sensitive loads are broadly classified as static or steady state, and dynamic load types. After several years of research and development, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) developed the Composite Load Model structure comprising of different types of static loads, electronic lo...

Why is grid modernisation so complicated? Is there an easy button? | Smart Energy International

Published via Smart Energy International Issue I 2020 Connect with the Author Neil Placer Director of Utility Services Consulting nplacer@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8101     Grid modernisation (Grid Mod) is a complicated topic. To deny so, would be a foolish claim. The traditional utility grid has often been labelled the “most complicated machine ever built”. Given the charter of Grid Mod is to modernise an already com...
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