New York University

Neurath Power Plant Rated Germany's Biggest CO2 Emitter

This Thursday, April 30, 2015, the University Senate of New York University (NYU) will discuss, and likely vote on, whether NYU’s endowment should be divested from fossil fuel investments. This is the result of a pressuring campaign from a national organization that aims to “stigmatize” oil, gas and coal companies. Many leading institutions of higher… Keep reading →

The need to secure the electric grid against cyberattacks has attracted attention at both the corporate and policy level. But no one actually knows what “secure” really means, and making that determination may prove challenging.

Decision-makers at energy companies and on Capitol Hill have been alerted to the danger of a cyber attack on the electric grid. While those concerns may be valid, calls to “secure the grid” assume a level of knowledge of the state of grid security that even experts in the field may not possess, said IBM Energy Security Lead Andy Bochman at the Advanced Energy Conference in New York this week. Keep reading →