Grid Cybersecurity

Peter Behr



Peter is a senior energy reporter for Energywire covering power grid reliability, climate policy and cybersecurity. He also has covered shale gas development and nuclear power issues for E&E. Before joining E&E in 2009, he was principal energy reporter for The Washington Post. During his 23 years at The Post, he was also assistant managing editor for business and financial news and a business columnist and reporter. A graduate of Colgate University, he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center.

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Gas industry looks to DHS to speed up cyber reviews

Dave McCurdy, president of the American Gas Association, said he hopes that by the end of next year, the Department of Homeland Security will have completed voluntary cybersecurity reviews of the nation's most critical natural gas pipelines.


Will natural gas light Africa's future?

Floating LNG terminals and "virtual" pipelines hold a key to expanding natural gas development for electric power plants, industry and rural populations in sub-Sahara Africa, confronting the lowest levels of electrification in the world, a report to African investment officials concludes.


Perry: U.S. won't hang its head on climate policy

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the United States owes the rest of the world no apologies for President Trump's renunciation of the Paris climate agreement because of the nation's success in reducing carbon dioxide emissions from its power sector.


Jobs survey to add wage data across energy sector

The National Association of State Energy Officials and Energy Futures Initiative will conduct the first national survey of wages paid to workers across the energy sector, in an effort to help states plan energy strategies and address key skills shortages, the organizations announced yesterday.