Bloomberg – The US wants to fund research targeting better cybersecurity for the nation’s power grid and the oil and natural gas industry after web attacks hobbled electronic communications for several pipeline operators.
Bloomberg – A cyberattack that US natural gas pipeline owners weren’t required to report has lawmakers taking a closer look at how the industry is handling such threats, raising the prospect of tighter regulation.
Bloomberg Technology – At least four U.S. pipeline companies have seen their electronic systems for communicating with customers shut down over the last few days, with three confirming it resulted from a cyberattack.
Greentech Media – JinkoSolar has confirmed plans to invest $50 million into a factory in Florida. It's the first move by a Chinese PV giant to invest in US manufacturing in response to the Trump administration’s 30 percent tariff on imported solar products.
Utility Dive – The California ISO's Board of Governors last week approved the grid operator's 2017-2018 Transmission Plan to maintain reliability, while canceling or modifying several previously approved projects to avoid $2.6 billion in future costs.