Files were affected during compromise, says company that makes software used in the "smart" electric grid.
The struggling company is also looking into renting its BlackBerry network to businesses looking for their own secure connection, its CEO says in a CNET interview.
eMeter's software for collecting meter data and making sense of the reams of information they produce will be integrated into Siemens smart grid product line for utilities and cities.
At the Networked EV 2011 conference in San Francisco, executives offer their perspective on how to integrate the deployment of electric vehicles with the building out of the smart grid.
The smart grid is taking hold slowly, held back by utility industry regulations and the lack of compelling applications for consumers.
This week's GridWeek conference in D.C. focused on the benefits of the smart grid to consumers, who can get more control over their home energy with new tech tools.
Utility National Grid is taking a second try at its smart-grid proposal, a reflection of how the utility industry is struggling to engage consumers in upgrading the grid.
Cloud platform compatible with wide variety of devices, including Android and iOS, will enable developers to reach wide group of customers as well as utilities and energy service providers.
White paper finds cost benefit increases for utilities the more consumers agree to participate in managing electricity use.
Grid operators called on demand response--or cutting back on power in multiple spots--and shed the equivalent of multiple power plants to manage peak demand during last week's heat wave.