Rep. Chaffetz applauds company’s security technology

Spenser Heaps, Daily Herald Logan Harris, CEO of SpotterRF, shows one of his company’s mobile radar units to Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Orem Mayor Richard Brunst on Monday, July 20, 2015 at SpotterRF’s offices in Orem. SPENSER HEAPS, Daily Herald July 20, 2015 4:31 …

A culture of security is about both people and technology

By Puesh Kumar For more than a century, the electric utility operations mantra has focused on two goals — reliability and safety. This focus, along with innovation, ingenuity and resiliency, has helped the U.S. become a leader on the global stage. However, the modern …

Substation vandalism a growing concern

By Randy Edison, The Advertiser Published on July 15, 2015 Thefts at area electrical substation are becoming much too common and Newfoundland Power has issued a plea to the public to help catch the culprits. Newfoundland Power On or before Tue., July 14, vandals …

UTILITY DRONES COULD INSPECT EQUIPMENT, SCAN FOR OUTAGES

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage. Power companies across the United States are testing whether small drones can spot trouble on transmission lines or inspect equipment …

Security updates to the grid essential for terrorist attack prevention

Energy independence has recently been at the forefront of energy industry discussion. Fueled by the shale revolution and a desire to stop depending on foreign countries for our energy resources, we’ve come a long way towards making it a reality. But imagine that one …