Power play

Last updated 23 Nov 20 @ 17:40 |
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Sanjay Chhillar, Dale Geach and Chaitanya Bisale examine electrical grid modernisation and emerging cyber risks

Traditional grids involving electromechanical technologies to manage predictable and unidirectional flow of electricity from big power plants to consumers have been reliable for many decades with investment in resilience focused towards large items of plant. Today, with power flows becoming less predictable in the grid, electricity utilities are now recognising the strong need for, and huge benefits of, modernising and digitising their operations. Leveraging industrial Ethernet and IP-based communication and international standards for substation automation, such as . . .

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