Bloomberg Technology – At least four U.S. pipeline companies have seen their electronic systems for communicating with customers shut down over the last few days, with three confirming it resulted from a cyberattack.
Greentech Media – JinkoSolar has confirmed plans to invest $50 million into a factory in Florida. It's the first move by a Chinese PV giant to invest in US manufacturing in response to the Trump administration’s 30 percent tariff on imported solar products.
Utility Dive – The California ISO's Board of Governors last week approved the grid operator's 2017-2018 Transmission Plan to maintain reliability, while canceling or modifying several previously approved projects to avoid $2.6 billion in future costs.
Energy News Network – A promising technology under development at The Ohio State University converts fossil fuels into electricity without emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This method could represent a breakthrough for “clean coal.”
Reuters – The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday withdrew from a 2016 agreement to partner with a private developer on a more than 700-mile transmission line that would have delivered wind power from blustery Oklahoma to Tennessee and beyond.