Report reveals play-by-play of first U.S. grid cyberattack
A first-of-its-kind cyberattack on the U.S. grid created blind spots at a grid control center and several small power generation sites in the western United States, according to a document posted yesterday from the North American Electric Reliability Corp.
Former API exec to lead Chamber of Commerce energy institute
A former energy trade group executive and Capitol Hill aide is joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to lead its Global Energy Institute.
Hacked EV chargers could cause blackouts — study
Electric vehicle chargers could offer low-hanging fruit for hackers hoping to disrupt the power grid, according to researchers at New York University.
Utility to close its last Pa. coal plant 2 years early
The last coal-fired unit at a major power plant run by FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. in Pennsylvania will close its doors this November, retiring 19 months ahead of schedule, the utility announced Friday.
Hacking threat puts oil firms at 'high risk' — report
A group of hackers is ramping up efforts to break into oil and gas networks across the Middle East, according to new research from the cybersecurity firm Dragos Inc.