A ‘Cyber Event’ Disrupted the Power Grid in California and Wyoming, But Don’t Panic Just Yet
The Department of Energy says a “cyber event” disrupted operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah last month. But it’s unclear if hackers were behind it.
The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be
Electric cars still run on coal, gas, and nuclear power.
How to Remake Puerto Rico's Grid to Survive the Next Storm
Eighty percent of the island doesn't have power—but there's a way to make sure this doesn't happen again.
Solar Flares Interfered With Radio Network’s Ability to Warn People About Hurricane Irma
“It’s sad, knowing you’re trying to get the information out, or maybe someone out there is trying to talk back to you."
The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again
Experts say the country appears to be a “testbed” for cyber attacks that could be used around the world.
How a Cyber Attack Left Thousands of Ukrainians in the Dark
On an all new episode of 'CYBERWAR', we investigate the 2013 cyber attack that shut down three power companies in western Ukraine.
This Grid-Scale Battery Is Based on Train Cars and Good Old Gravity
ARES wins approval for a rail-based power storage facility in Nevada.
Power Grid Cyber Attack Was Months in the Making, Ukrainian Energy Ministry Says
Meanwhile, US researchers claim to have found echoes of the malware used to target power companies in a mining company and railway operator.
Here’s DARPA’s Proposed Plan to Recover from a Massive Power Grid Hack
Now, they just need the technology.
The Fear Digest
What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?
In our new column the Fear Digest, we'll be taking a look at the top ten terrors the country is facing. This week: Santacon, Ferguson, the cold, Obama, and more.
The Coming Blackout Epidemic
The lights may go out sooner than you think.
Energy Firms' Cybersecurity Is So Bad They Can't Get Insurance
A UK insurer said it turned down the majority of companies because their defences were too weak.