A recently released Sandia National Laboratories report, “Suggested Guidelines for Assessment of DG Unintentional Islanding Risk,” outlines a procedure to help utility distribution engineers determine the risk of unintentional islanding in distributed energy generation installations. By providing a quick and reliable way to identify situations in which such risk is negligible, Sandia’s approach can help […]
Nancy Brune, a Senior Policy analyst at Sandia National Laboratories and Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discusses security and sustainability with discusses security and sustainability with Ed Saltzberg, Managing Director of the Security and Sustainability Forum.
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New research shows that large-scale liquefied natural gas fires are hotter but smaller than anticipated, which means regulators can assume that a slightly smaller area would be at risk in the case of an LNG incident, an official from Sandia National Laboratory said Sunday at a meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
The use of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and process control systems became popular in the 1960s as a need arose to more efficiently monitor and control the state of remote equipment. SCADA and process control systems had numerous applications including industrial and utility automation. Many early SCADA systems used mainframe computer […]
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Through early investment and vision, Sandia established a SCADA program and an associated SCADA Testbed. This program has grown into a joint laboratory effort with Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) sponsored by the DOE Office of Energy Assurance to form the National SCADA Test Bed (NSTB).
In addition to the multi-disciplinary research and development […]