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madis
A new digital age requires new approach for digitalizing our energy network. We must all utilize the opportunities offered by technological innovation and increase the "smartness" of our energy system while paying increasing attention to our systems’ cyber security. The growing importance of information and communication technologies is becoming…
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madis
Build a hardware or software project from idea to prototype in a weekend! Website: TehnoHack    TehnoHack is one of the biggest Estonian hardware hackathlons, which brings together innovative idea authors with hardware and software engineers. The goal is to build a functional device from the idea during a weekend – is it a minidrone, smart… (Show more)
lukas.galdikas
Hello, There is a 3-month internship available for the months of October-November-December. Details below: Company and location DSO in the area of Barcelona.   Time frame 3 months. October-November-December 2017   Work involved The intern will need to give support on the following: European projects related to: Smart grids Storage… (Show more)
robp
A new study proves decentralized storage improves the efficiency and resiliency of the digital grid, highlighting the importance of including batteries in the development of a smarter electricity system. Lower costs coupled with proven system performance are allowing photovoltaic (PV) plus batteries to compete with retail electricity prices and… (Show more)
madis
On 19 September policymakers and key stakeholders come together to have thorough discussions on how the new design of the electricity market should look like.  During the event, Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will present his views on the progress made on the Clean Energy Package electricity market proposals and the necessary steps ahead. In… (Show more)
enricofurnari
I am not the biggest fan of mobile gaming, but I found one that I really like recently.   Basically, you have to balance a grid by connecting cities and power plants, using the logic and basic principles of an electrical grid (overload, fault protection..). The first levels are fairly easy, but from level 16 is quite challenging to reach 3… (Show more)
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madis
In case of the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), one interesting development of the power system is the plan to desynchronise from IPS/UPS system and to synchronise with NORDEL or UCTE system.   Current situation Currently the power system of the Baltic States which includes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania (Baltic Integrated Power… (Show more)
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madis
In last October a DDos attack against Dyn (a DNS host) was conducted by using a Mirai botnet that consists of IoT devices (10s of millions of IP addresses were used during the attacks). This affected the accessibility of many sites in USA and Europe. The Mirai botnet was built using the weaknesses of IoT devices, e.g. users often using default… (Show more)
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lukas.galdikas
InnoGrid2020+ is THE EU event on innovation in electricity networks. The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and the European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids (EDSO) will focus this sixth edition on the arising network of networks, where power grids and transport, telecom and IT, digital and… (Show more)
cyrilledubois
Great video vulgarising the origins, functioning and future challenges of the world's biggest machine(s)!
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