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New Study Stresses Need for Unified Security Approach for Smart Grid

A new study has urged the British government to adopt a more unified approach to smart grid security. The report concludes that the UK’s fragmented approach to cyber-security could expose its power supply to attacks.

Hitachi Joins UK Distribution Line Project

Hitachi will provide Western Power Distribution (WPD) a Dynamic Voltage Control System for a Smart Grid demonstration project established under the UK’s Low Carbon Networks (LCN) Fund Tier One, established by UK Energy Regulator Ofgem. The project is designed to use Hitachi’s electronics and control systems to reduce voltage fluctuations on distribution lines where renewable energy is being connected.