FEMA Disaster Relief Withheld from Electric Cooperatives

FEMA Disaster Relief Withheld from Electric Cooperatives

Electric cooperatives in Iowa were surprised by FEMA’s rejection of disaster aid, according to this article.  The utilities sought approximately $20 million in funds to replace electric facilities damaged by recent storms.  …

Guest Post: DOE Develops Cyber Risk Tools for Utilities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released an initial version of a document designed to assist electric utilities in assessing their cyber security vulnerabilities. DOE developed the guide in coordination with several other agencies and electric industry representatives, including …

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative Will Offer Smart Meter Solutions To Its Members

On March 7, 2011, the NRTC announced that it would offer a wireless AMI (advanced metering infrastructure) system to its members from Sensus.  See the announcement here.  NRTC will act as a value added reseller of the Sensus FlexNet …