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  1. Hackers Gain ‘Switch-Flipping’ Access to US Power Grid Control Systems

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    This is not good. I sure as hell hope we spend as much time, money and energy on resolving this as we do on the "threat" of illegal immigrants. But the reply from the Department of Homeland Security to this actual and serious security threat does not fill me with confidence. Security firm...
  2. ABB HVDC Breakthrough for Power Distribution

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Swiss-based power technology and automation giant ABB has developed a new device called a hybrid HVDC breaker, which may make it possible to use DC on large power grids without the fear of catastrophic breakdown that stymied the technology in the past. "HVDC, is being touted as the...
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