Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming mainstream in our cities as an increasing number of people opt for this cleaner mean of transport. One of the less known advantages of EVs is that they can potentially be used to store energy and deliver power to the grid
Michael Schwan has been nominated Chair of IEC Technical Committee 99, which prepares safety standards relating to high voltage electrical power installations, notably dealing with their system engineering and building.
As more renewable energy sources and other distributed energy resources (DERs) interconnect with the electricity network, the risk of cyber attacks increases. The IEC 61850 series, as well as other core standards for the smart grid, are evolving to take these augmenting risk factors i