What is Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) really? The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is an international regulatory authority over bulk power systems for North America. Bulk power systems are categorized as transmission level systems that are operated at roughly 100 kV or higher. Unlike distribution level systems they massively affect customers in the event of …read more
Distributed generation (DG) is smaller scale technology that generates electricity for users’ locations. It can be many things, including but not limited to: Wind turbines, solar arrays, or hydro. Basically, it allows users to generate their own power rather than being tied to central power stations like coal, nuclear, or natural gas. Usually DG users …read more
You may have heard the term NJUNS before. Maybe not. NJUNS stands for “National Joint Utilities Notification System.” NJUNS is a not-profit-organization that helps support effective joint use communication between utilities and attachees.