Tag: power industry

Power Industry + Pandemic = Cybersecurity Concerns

Filed in Cyber Security, Our Faculty, Power Systems by on June 24, 2020 0 Comments
Power Industry + Pandemic = Cybersecurity Concerns

COVID-19 shelter-at-home rules have increased our reliance on the internet, and cyber criminals have taken notice! Utilities have databases full of personally identifiable information and are operators of critical infrastructure—attractive targets for hacker thieves and potentially hostile nations. With remote work likely to continue even after the world overcomes the novel coronavirus, this is a […]

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New Interview: WPI’s Mike Ahern & Energy Central

Filed in Our Faculty, Power Systems, Professional Development by on January 31, 2020 0 Comments
New Interview: WPI’s Mike Ahern & Energy Central

One of WPI’s resident Power Systems experts has been busy lately! Michael Ahern recently sat down with power systems publication Energy Central as part of their Getting To Know The Experts interview series. Ahern talked about his path into power systems, the evolving training needs for power professionals, and a lot more. Read Energy Central’s interview […]

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ARTICLE: “Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on HR and Recruiting”

Filed in Our Faculty, Power Systems by on September 11, 2019 0 Comments
ARTICLE: “Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on HR and Recruiting”

Distributed Energy Resources, or DER, are renewable power sources and storage: wind turbines, solar panels, and batteries. These innovations are in demand today, and often subsidized by the government because of their limited environmental impact compared to fossil fuels. But with this new frontier of power comes a wave of new complexities to tackle, and […]

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