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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Governor attacks PG&E bankruptcy plan for wildfire claims

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) yesterday vehemently objected to a bankruptcy reorganization plan by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to pay $25.5 billion to settle wildfire damage claims, just as the utility had announced an agreement with the one other major remaining opponent to its plan.


Gas industry: 'Antennas are up' for Iranian cyber strikes

A leader of the U.S. natural gas pipeline industry said yesterday he has seen no indication of Iranian cyberattacks against the nation's gas networks, which are considered to be potential targets for retaliation by Iran following the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani by a U.S. drone strike last week.