energycioinsights

Freeing up innovation cycles: the shifting role of the CIO

Doug Petitt, CIO & VP of IT, Vectren

Freeing up innovation cycles: the shifting role of the CIO

The speed at which technology is advancing is incredible. We are truly heading into an Internet of Things connected world.

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Information Security: New Essential in Power Industry

Phil Lambert, Director of Information Security, Granite Services

Information Security: New Essential in Power Industry

If you think of Information Technology as a mature field, then Information Security could be considered as a middle-aged discipline.

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Benefits of Solar Photovoltaic Generation in Modern Grid

Soonwook Hong, Engineering Fellow, Yaskawa-Solecectria Solar

Benefits of Solar Photovoltaic Generation in Modern Grid

When I joined the solar industry in 2010, the solar photovoltaic (PV) generation installed capacity was just 4 percent of the total generation installed that year.

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Why Taming IoT Devices is the Next Challenge for Cybersecurity?

Carl Herberger, VP of security solutions, Radware

Why Taming IoT Devices is the Next Challenge for Cybersecurity?

​If the number of new vulnerabilities in IoT devices were represented by raindrops, today there would be flood warnings across the nation.

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A Cyber Security Metrics Tool for Utilities

Mark McGranaghan, VP, Distribution & Utilization, EPRI

A Cyber Security Metrics Tool for Utilities

As cyber threats grow and become more sophisticated, utilities must constantly evaluate and improve the effectiveness of security programs.

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How Virtual Assistants Introduced a Smart and Easy Self-Service Channel

Renee Castillo, Senior Director of Customer Strategy, Salt River Project

How Virtual Assistants Introduced a Smart and Easy Self-Service Channel

​Every year SRP’s Customer Services team fields millions of calls in our award-winning call center. We wanted to make a big leap by replacing our old interactive voice response system.

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Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

Philippe Flichy, Director, Weatherford

Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

​Big Data, Cloud, RFIDs, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are part of a Digital Transformation, a common theme which can be observed across many industries.

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Energy Consumption Fueled by Internet

Peter Gross, VP, Bloom Energy

Energy Consumption Fueled by Internet

The energy landscape has experienced dramatic changes over the past ten years. As the world digitizes, the demand for electricity is growing exponentially and everyone wants energy that is reliable, efficient, sustainable, secure and clean....

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New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

Eugene Litvinov, Chief Technologist, ISO New England Inc.

New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

The new grid needs more flexibility to be able to operate with so much uncertainty.

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The Digital Utility Powering the Next Generation

Henry Bailey, Global VP, Utilities IBU, SAP [NYSE: SAP]

The Digital Utility Powering the Next Generation

The utilities industry is quickly becoming very dynamic and fast moving like never before.

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Smart Grid Issue

Tantalus Systems: Powering the True Smart Grid