FERC's aid to DOE on grid threats: Too far or just right?
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's controversial campaign to support at-risk coal and nuclear plants has pulled the independent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission into a policy snarl over whether its staff has compromised its neutrality to support the Trump administration's policy goals on safeguarding the nation's power grids.
FERC official's comments spotlight pipeline cyber risk
Comments by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's chief of staff, Anthony Pugliese, to an industry group appear to be more evidence of concern over potential attacks on U.S. gas pipelines that could threaten the nation's electricity supply.
Top staffer plunges FERC into Trump's coal, nuclear fight
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is working with Trump administration officials at the Department of Energy and National Security Council to identify which power plants are "critical" to the power grid, FERC Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese told a nuclear industry group this week.
DHS center takes aim at 'sea change' in cyberthreats
NEW YORK — Top Trump administration officials unveiled a cybersecurity center yesterday aimed at countering threats to America's most critical computer networks.
Russian hacking attempts alarm election and energy watchers
A cyberwar campaign by Russia-linked hackers to break into U.S. energy, manufacturing and aviation firms, while causing no reported damage, highlights U.S. officials' fears of disruption ahead of the November midterm elections.