Energy and Climate



On April 26, 2011, in

[singlepic id=591 w=320 h=240 float=right] SPIDERS (Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security) is based on a Joint Command Technology Development (JCTD) project between Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security. The objective of the SPIDERS JCTD is to demonstrate that microgrids developed using Sandia’s Energy Surety Microgrid (ESM) […]

Mesa del Sol NEDO Microgrid Collaboration

On April 19, 2011, in

[singlepic id=582 w=120 h=80 float=right]Mesa del Sol & NEDO Microgrid Collaboration As worldwide demand for electrical energy skyrockets, electricity grids everywhere will be forced to adapt.  Renewable energy sources, like solar and wind, will be integrated to preserve the environment.  Consumers will one day assume an active role in the purchase, use, and possible resale […]

National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

On January 27, 2011, in

[singlepic id=621 w=320 h=240 float=right]The National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Test Bed is a DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) -sponsored resource to help secure our nation’s energy control systems. It combines state-of-the-art operational system testing facilities with research, development, and training to discover and address critical security vulnerabilities and […]

Cyber Security

On January 27, 2011, in

As America’s infrastructures have become more complex and interconnected, their operation and control has become more complicated. Automated control systems, called SCADAs (supervisory control and data acquisition systems), networked across the internet have been widely deployed to operate these infrastructures. These systems, and the internet over which they handle information, are an identified security  ulnerability […]