In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 28, 2016

Posted: December 2, 2016 at 3:38 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share three articles covering energy, cybersecurity, and wastewater infrastructure in the U.S. and Africa.


BPU Considers Deploying Microgrids to Deliver Local Power Resiliency

Tom Johnson from NJ Spotlight reports on plans that the New Jersey Board of Utilities is considering related to use of microgrid technology to protect the electric grid against future environmental events akin to Hurricane Sandy.

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Two New Reports Examine Electric Grid Security, Intelligent Lighting and the Internet of Things

Forbes Insights has released two reports examining the Internet of Things and how it relates to electric grid security, smart lighting technology, and cloud technologies titled “Securing the Smart Grid: Grid Reliability and Security Are Evolving With the IoT” and “Intelligent Lighting for Better Tomorrows: How Smart Lighting Injects Intelligence Into Cities, Buildings and Factories.”

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Tanzania: Mega Wastewater Treatment Plant Planned for Dar es Salaam

Ludovick Kazoka from All Africa describes plans to build a new major 200bn/-wastewater management plant in the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to provide service to the city’s Central Business District.

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