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New NERC Standards Extend Cybersecurity Protection for Energy Companies
NERC recently adopted a new mandatory Critical Infrastructure Protection standard to address cybersecurity supply chain risk management, marking another important milestone in efforts to better secure the nation’s bulk electric system. 
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Ancillary Services Keep Electric Grids Running
Ancillary services are the services (other than energy) required by system operators to ensure reliable operation of the electric grid. They are used to keep the system running or to restore the system when contingencies occur.
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The Third Network – Communications Integrated into Gas and Electric Networks
As gas and electric utilities move forward with implementing advanced grids, they are finding that they must develop and manage a new “third grid” – the communications system that is integrated into the energy network.
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