New industry guidance for securing Smart Grid

The Government Accountability Office has said that there are shortfalls in modernizing the nation’s power grid, and that there are challenges to securing the so-called Smart Grid system. EnerNex provides research, engineering and consulting services for the electric power industry. It has been working with the Open Smart Grid Subcommittee, the Department of Energy, and the Electric Power Research Institute on synchrophasor technology. Now, EnerNex has announced in a press release that it has come up with a new guidance for utilities and vendors to use this new technology that will allow for wide-area monitoring, protection and control of electric power systems.

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