AEP to spend $33 Billion in T&D Upgrades with Renewable Generation Included

AEP will be investing $33 billion in capital expenditures over the next 5 years on T&D Upgrades and Renewable Generation…

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Will MLGW Trade Cost for Reliability in leaving TVA?

TVA CEO, Bill Johnson, explains that MLGW is performing “the riskiest decision the city-owned utility could do.”

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DOE Exercises Electrical Grid’s Resiliency Against Cyberattacks

Beginning on Nov. 1, the U.S. Department of Energy will run the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test the electrical grid‘s…

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Stuxnet, Mirai, WannaCry found on ICS USB drives

BEWARE! Stuxnet, Mirai, WannaCry have been found on ICS USB drives! https://www.zdnet.com/article/almost-half-of-usb-drives-in-industrial-settings-pose-severe-security-risk/

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Looking Forward to MIPSYCON (Nov 6-8)

Looking forward to Minnesota’s Power Systems Conference at the Saint Paul River Centre – November 6-8.

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3 Phase is a Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

3 Phase recently received its company diversity certification for a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) classification. 3 Phase has also been awarded…

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Utilities Worry about FCC’s Plan to Open Up Wireless Spectrum

Utilities worry FCC plan to open wireless spectrum could compromise their communications for the utility and its customers. https://www.utilitydive.com/news/utilities-worry-fcc-plan-to-open-wireless-spectrum-could-compromise-communi/540433/  

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The Importance of Protection & Controls (P&C) and IEDs

Protection & Controls (P&C) Engineering Protection & Controls (P&C) engineering is a division of electrical power engineering that deals with…

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FERC Approves New NERC Standards Affecting Supply Chain Risk

FERC approves new NERC standards relating to FERC Order No. 829 in response to Supply Chain Risk Management of Bulk…

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Utilities & Industrials – Be Aware of GreyEnergy Malware!

Utilities and Industrial Companies – Be Aware of GreyEnergy Malware! GreyEnergy Malware is similar to BlackEnergy Malware and is designed…

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3 Phase News Posted in the Progressive Engineer Magazine!

The Progressive Engineer Magazine for the month of October published an article on 3 Phase Associates. http://progressiveengineer.blogspot.com/2018/10/matt-cole-starts-new-electrical.html

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Basic Explanation of the Electric Power Grid

This is a basic explanation and summary of how the electric power grid works – by Matt Cole with 3…

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Looking Forward to the CIGRE USNC GOTF Conference! (Reston, VA)

Looking forward to the CIGRE USNC Grid of the Future Conference at the end of the month! (Reston, VA) Welcome…

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Power restored to 1.9 Million affected by Hurricane Florence

Line crews restore power to over 1.9 Million affected by Hurricane Florence. https://www.tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/following-florence-line-crews-restore-power-19-million-customers

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3 Phase is Hiring CAD Drafters

3 Phase Associates is hiring! With the increased growth in our engineering & design division, we are seeking candidates for…

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3 Phase is Hiring Substation Physical Engineers

3 Phase Associates is hiring! With the increased growth in our engineering & design division, we are seeking candidates as…

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3 Phase Associates is now an Associate Member of NRECA

3 Phase is now an Associate Member with NRECA – National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association https://rebuyersguide.nreca.coop/marketplace/3-phase-associates-llc

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Entergy Louisiana is Over Half-Way of its $465 Million in Transmission Expansion Projects

Entergy Louisiana is more than half-way through its plans to invest approximately $465 million in transmission expansion and upgrade projects…

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Is Your Legacy SCADA System Secure?

Is Your Legacy SCADA System Secure? – by Matt Cole, President of 3 Phase Associates, LLC      SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data…

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Distribution Utilities Now Affected by NERC CIP Regulations

Distribution Utilities Now Affected by NERC CIP Regulations – by Matt Cole, President of 3 Phase Associates, LLC    …

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