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How To Improve Cybersecurity At A Wind Farm

By Medium Interactive | Jul 18, 2022 |

The U.S. energy landscape is rapidly evolving, fueled by the aggressive efforts of both businesses and governments to reach a carbon-neutral status and offset climate change. With this record-breaking growth comes an increasing level of reliance on wind farms to provide power to the nation’s consumers. A recent report from the International Energy Agency projected…

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Wind Farm Surveillance Security Tips

By Medium Interactive | Jul 6, 2022 |

The steady growth of renewable energy generation over the past decade has been driven in large part by a significant contribution from wind power installations, both off- and on-shore. Unlike conventional energy sources, the generation of wind power reduces carbon emissions, cuts down on pollution, and conserves resources during the production phase. These factors make…

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What Are The Security Risks Facing Wind Farms Today?

By Medium Interactive | Jul 6, 2022 |

Wind energy offers many advantages to consumers, which explains why it’s one of the fastest-growing energy sources in use today. However, as we become more reliant on wind farms to power our nation’s grid, wind farms are increasingly targeted by criminals and other vandals. The sheer size of these facilities, as well as their remote…

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The Ins And Outs Of Solar Farm Perimeter Security

By Brent Canfield | Jun 11, 2022 |

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, solar power is more affordable, accessible, and prevalent in the United States than ever before. From just 0.34 gigawatts (GW) in 2008, U.S. solar power capacity has grown to an estimated 97.2 GW today. By conservative estimates, that is enough to power the equivalent of 18 million average…

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Why Is Solar Cybersecurity Important?

By Brent Canfield | Jun 8, 2022 |

The reliable and safe operation of our nation’s electrical grids is critical for the U.S. economy and national security. In recent years, renewable energy sources like solar power have become increasingly popular with both large and small utility companies across the country. As the amount of solar energy on the grid grows, solar is becoming…

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What Are The Security Risks Facing Solar Farms Today?

By Brent Canfield | Jun 8, 2022 |

The importance of securing our nation’s electrical grids cannot be overstated, as this critical asset is vital for the functioning of the U.S. economy and national security. However, as the number of solar farms grows and the output of energy generated by these farms increases, it is necessary to evaluate and address solar farm security…

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Securing Solar Farms With Video Cameras

By Brent Canfield | Jun 8, 2022 |

A large-scale solar farm, also known as a photovoltaic power station, is a massive solar array that converts sunlight into energy that is then routed to the power grid. Many of these huge arrays are owned by utilities and supply power to properties in their coverage area. Utility-scale solar has been generating reliable, clean electricity…

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Five Key Solar Farm Surveillance Tips

By Brent Canfield | Jun 8, 2022 |

Solar farms have long been a target for criminals, mainly because of the remote locations they typically occupy and the value of their component parts. Both new solar farms and those already in operation need to consider the facility’s security as a top priority. Whether it’s reducing the risk of theft, trespass, or damage, site…

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Improving Security at Energy and Power Plants

By Brent Canfield | May 20, 2022 |
Improving Security At Energy And Power Plants

It would be very hard to imagine our modern society without a secure supply of electricity generated by the nation’s energy and power plants. Power plants are one of the most critical components of national infrastructure, and disruption in energy production would impact everything from healthcare to national security. In order to ensure that this…

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5 Power Plant Camera Tips To Secure Your Facility

By Brent Canfield | May 20, 2022 |
5 Power Plant Camera Tips To Secure Your Facility

The Energy Industry plays a critical role in our nation’s economy, driving industrial growth and ensuring the health and welfare of our communities by providing electricity to our homes, businesses, schools, and hospitals. For that reason, energy and power plants must be protected from physical threats, such as intruders trying to gain access, and cyberattacks,…

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