29 Aug '12, 4pm

Cisco and Alstom Plot the Internet of the Grid Substation: Cisco wants to do for the smart grid what it’s done...

Cisco and Alstom Plot the Internet of the Grid Substation: Cisco wants to do for the smart grid what it’s done...

Cisco wants to do for the smart grid what it’s done for the internet in terms of networking -- but it’s not claiming to be an expert in smart meters, substations, transmission lines or other live grid gear. It’s relying on partners for that, like U.S. smart meter maker Itron, or now, French power grid giant Alstom. On Tuesday, Cisco announced a new partnership with Alstom to integrate its end-to-end IP network, running over its grid-hardened routers and switches, with Alstom’s hard grid assets like power switches, protective relays, capacitors, voltage regulators and the digital control systems that keep them all running. Products have been in testing starting this month, and Alstom may soon announce pilot projects using the integrated technology, said Michael Dulaney, director of business development for Cisco’s Connected Energy business. In addition, Cisco is looking at ...

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You Won’t Believe the Plot of this Whale Movie

ecorazzi.com 29 Aug '12, 7pm

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Unidentified poodle moth takes Internet by storm

Unidentified poodle moth takes Internet by storm

news.mongabay.com 29 Aug '12, 4pm

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Smart Grid CyberSecurity: DHS Reports Vulnerability in RuggedCom’s Software: Another day, another cybersecurit...

Smart Grid CyberSecurity: DHS Reports Vulnerabi...

greentechmedia.com 23 Aug '12, 9pm

Another day, another cybersecurity flaw revealed in the IT systems that run the world’s critical infrastructure -- and thi...

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freelancer.com 31 Aug '12, 6am

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Toyota to participate in smart grid project

Toyota to participate in smart grid project

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 24 Aug '12, 6am

In an effort to create an optimised charging scheme, Toyota has decided to participate in a smart grid project that will k...

Sept 25th Webinar: Power Converter Controller D...

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Aug '12, 6pm

Just say no to trial and error when designing your next smart grid power converter or flexible AC transmission control sys...

Smart Grid Standards: SEP 1.0 vs. 2.0 vs. the Proprietary Old School

Smart Grid Standards: SEP 1.0 vs. 2.0 vs. the P...

greentechmedia.com 27 Aug '12, 11pm

Smart Energy Profile 1.0, 1.x, and 2.0 -- what’s the difference, anyway? A lot, it turns out. As a new communications stan...