White Papers

  • Apr 08, 2011 | EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute)
    This report documents the methodology, key assumptions, and results of a quantitative evaluation of the investment needed (costs) for an envisioned Smart Grid, and it represents a partial update to an earlier EPRI report (EPRI TR- 1011001). It also offers a preliminary estimate of benefits of...
  • Mar 18, 2011 | AlertEnterprise
    For three years, electric utilities across North America have been engaged in NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) compliance, which includes Sabotage Reporting, Critical Cyber Asset Identification, Security Management Controls, Personnel Training, Physical Security of Critical Cyber...
  • Mar 01, 2011 | Western Union Payment Services
    With cell phone ownership crossing the 85% penetration rate in the US, companies all over are questioning their mobile strategy. Discover the latest landscape, the benefits, and best practices in the texting/mobile channels that you can put to use right away.
  • Feb 28, 2011 | Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Download this 3-pack that includes 2 whitepapers and 1 case study to learn about the different layers of security that need to be addressed and how to secure SCADA protocols for NERC CIP
  • Feb 15, 2011 | TROPOS Networks, Inc.
    Learn how Tropos' GridCom 2.0 architecture for the smart grid helps utilities build a standard-based private communications network that has the high performance, reliability, security, scalability, and control for aggregating a wide range of smart grid applications. Download this whitepaper now...
  • Jan 27, 2011 | Silver Spring Networks
    Silver Spring’s analysis indicates that utility ownership of smart grid EVSE has the highest costs but yields the greatest benefits. In cases where the utility owns or subsidizes the EVSE, the utility has peak load control and therefore can avoid increases in peak demand and the associated costs of...
  • Jan 25, 2011 | Accenture
    This white paper provides strong insights into the challenges facing utilities and offers key success factors to help minimize security breaches, adopt relevant standards, implement a governance structure focused on security, and educate employees.
  • Jan 25, 2011 | Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Learn how Cisco will help Utilities build out a manageable, scalable, and secure end-to-end intelligent communications network for the smart grid. Download this whitepaper now to find out more and visit www.cisco.com/go/smartgrid for more information. Sponsored by Cisco.
  • Jan 16, 2011 | NetMotion Wireless
    Read how the top 50 US utilities use mobile technologies to increase field worker productivity averaging an additional 15 additional job tickets completed per week - per service crew employee. With these survey results, learn the technologies they deployed and best practices they discovered to...
  • Jan 13, 2011 | Acxiom Corporation
    Want to know if your customers are interested in Smart Grid initiatives? Segmenting at a residential level and adding consumer insight can turn raw data into actionable information so you can get more accurate market and usage analysis for targeted marketing campaigns.