Will the Distribution Grid Become the Next Sector to be Deregulated?

Some distribution utilities are planning ahead in case it becomes the next sector to face deregulation. 3phaseassociates.com  

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TVA Is Considering Closing More Fossil Plants

TVA is looking to close more fossil plants in TN and KY: at Bull Run FP and Paradise FP. TVA’s vision…

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Transmission Investments in the US Soars!

Investments in the transmission power grid for utilities in the US nearly exceeded $21 Billion in 2016 and continue to…

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North Carolina Utilities Commission Approves the Dominion Energy – SCANA/SCE&G Merger!

This combination will provide the larger utility with nearly 94,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 6.5 million regulated customers…

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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 & 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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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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