The Cybersecurity Value-at-Risk Framework

Research output: NRELPoster


Hydropower remains one of the strongest forms of renewable energy generation methods. It is crucial to address the increasing risks associated with the rapid digitization. The push towards decarbonization also factors in the need to ensure security and resilience for grid-connected renewable energy resources. This report summarizes the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office's effort to develop a cybersecurity valuation methodology that assists hydropower stakeholders in assessing risks associated with plan operations and gathers valuation guidance through a web-based applicaiton. The Hydropower Cybersecurity Value-at-Risk Framework delivers a platform for industry members to perform self assessments and make informed decisions on their cybersecurity investments.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2023

Publication series

NamePresented at the 2023 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 16-20 July 2023, Orlando, Florida

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PO-5R00-86899


  • CVF
  • cybersecurity
  • hydropower
  • value at risk


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