Energy sector divided over transmission incentives for voluntary cybersecurity investments

Utility Dive: Opinions on new transmission incentives largely hinge on whether a party stands to profit or pay for the enhanced security measures. But whichever way FERC goes, experts say the federal government will almost certainly take some action to boost grid resilience.

"There aren't a whole lot of issues that seem like they're bipartisan," said Morgan Lewis partner J. Daniel Skees, who regularly represents electric utilities. "But regardless of what happens in November, this is one of those areas where we would expect FERC to march forward without interruption."

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