June 13, 2024

Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC)

Duke Energy
Duke: NC Outages from Attacks May Last Until Thursday
More than 33,000 customers remain without power in Moore County, N.C., following apparent attacks on two of Duke Energy’s substations over the weekend.
U.S. Energy Association
ESSC To-do List: Labor Shortage, Forest Management, Transformers
The Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council is discussing how the industry can deploy newfound federal funding to accelerate the energy transition.
Manchin, Murkowski Reintroduce PROTECT Act
Leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee reintroduced the PROTECT Act, which would support transmission owner cybersecurity investments.
Pandemic Adds to 2020 Hurricane Season Challenges
Utilities expect mutual assistance plans to help the U.S. grid weather a predicted active Atlantic hurricane season, even in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
LS Power
Soapbox: IPPs Band Together on COVID-19 Response
Marji Philips, LS Power’s vice president of wholesale market policy, says the COVID-19 crisis has her company and its competitors working together.
Former Con Ed Exec to Lead E-ISAC
NERC opened the year with two big personnel announcements, introducing a new head of the E-ISAC and saying farewell to retiring board member Dave Goulding.
GridEx V Throws New Tech Curveball
A simulated social media hack was among the surprises at GridEx V, the latest NERC exercise testing industry preparedness for cyber and physical attacks.
Overheard at GridSecCon 2019
NERC's ninth annual GridSecCon was the biggest yet as more than 600 attendees heard talks on drones, insider threats, supply chain risks and other topics.
EMP Task Force Calls for Federal Funding
The grid cannot be protected against EMPs without guaranteed cost recovery and more access to classified information, NERC’s EMP Task Force concluded.
Cybersecurity a Hot Topic at EEI 2019
Cybersecurity was the subject of two panels at the Edison Electric Institute’s 2019 conference this week. Here's some of the highlights.

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