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Smart Grid Information

Introduction This website was created and initially named “TheTruthAboutSmartGrids.org,” in response to the smart grid advocates and proponents presenting only one side of the story with regard to smart grids and smart meters, i.e., touting only the potential benefits and … Continue reading

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The Smart Grid: Technocracy or Just a Smarter Future?

Initially naming this website as “TheTruthAboutSmartGrids” was done in response to the smart grid proponents presenting only one side of the story with regard to smart grids and smart meters, i.e., touting only the potential benefits and never mentioning the potential costs … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Advocacy Group Disseminates Propaganda

Introduction A smart grid advocacy group, called the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC)*, has produced a video that claims to “separate the facts from the fiction about smart meters and provide consumers with reliable information about the technology that refutes the … Continue reading

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Cyber Threat To Get Much Bigger With Smart Grid

Cyber criminals are increasingly using the Internet, as well as traditional spying techniques, to infiltrate the computer networks of power companies and the larger electrical grid that distributes power between states. According to an investigative report WKYC TV in Cleveland, … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Advocates: Biased and Insensitive

On April 26, 2012, the Council of State Governments (CSG*) held a webinar with two policy experts from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI**), reportedly to address cybersecurity threats in the Smart Grid.  The webinar was represented to serve the purposes of … Continue reading

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“Fuzzy-Based Optimization for Effective Detection of Smart Grid Cyber-Attacks”

What follows are selected quotations reprinted with permission from ETP, Engineering and Technology Publishing.  This article was published in the International Journal of Renewable Energy and Smart Grid (IJRESG), (Vol. 1, No. 1), September 2012. Fuzzy-Based Optimization for Effective Detection of Smart Grid … Continue reading

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“Security Is Not Enough! On Privacy Challenges in Smart Grids”

What follows are selected quotations reprinted with permission from ETP, Engineering and Technology Publishing.  This article was published in the International Journal of Renewable Energy and Smart Grid (IJRESG), (Vol. 1, No. 1), September 2012. Security Is Not Enough! On Privacy Challenges in … Continue reading

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“Smart Grid Security: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Solutions”

What follows are selected quotations reprinted with permission from ETP, Engineering and Technology Publishing.  This article was published in the International Journal of Renewable Energy and Smart Grid (IJRESG), (Vol. 1, No. 1), September 2012. Smart Grid Security: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Solutions Abstract … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Vulnerabilities – A More Detailed Review

The 2011 GAO Report on the Status of the Smart Grid In January 2011, the US Government Accountability Office issued a document entitled, GAO Report #GAO-11-117, “Electricity Grid Modernization.”  Some of the principal conclusions of that document were as follows: … Continue reading

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Overall Smart Grid Vulnerability

In a Wall Street Journal article from July 19, 2012, President Barack Obama wrote an opinion piece entitled, “Taking the Cyberattack Threat Seriously,” where he wrote: “It doesn’t take much to imagine the consequences of a successful cyber attack.  In a … Continue reading

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