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April 25, 2013
Smart Grid: Powering Our Way to a Greener Future

Learning how to be smarter and more efficient about reducing our energy consumption is on the minds of everyone this week. The smart grid, with its improved efficiency and performance, is helping consumers conserve energy and save money every day.

April 9, 2013
The Notrees Wind Storage Demonstration Project is a 36-megawatt energy storage and power management system, which completed testing and became fully operational in December. It shows how energy storage can moderate the intermittent nature of wind by storing excess energy when the wind is blowing and making it available later to the electric grid to meet customer demand.
Smoothing Renewable Wind Energy in Texas

A west Texas town recently became home to the largest battery storage on a wind farm, thanks to investments from the Energy Department.

March 29, 2013
Keeping the Nation’s Energy Flowing

The Energy Department is committed to securing the nation's energy infrastructure.

March 18, 2013
Graphic by <a href="http://energy.gov/diversity/listings/women-energy">Sarah Gerrity</a>.
Making STEM Personal: Introducing the Women @ Energy Series

Hear from women who work to solve some of the nation's toughest challenges through their careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and learn how you can follow in their footsteps.

November 7, 2012
Sandy made landfall as a post-tropical cyclone on the southern coast of New Jersey near Atlantic City at 8 p.m. on October 29, with top sustained winds of 80 mph. | Photo courtesy of NOAA.
Responding To Hurricane Sandy: DOE Situation Reports

As of 9:00 am EST November 7, there are 650,416 customers are without power in 4 states. Approximately 7.8 million customers have been restored.

October 31, 2012
58,000 workers are currently repairing power lines across the Mid-Atlantic in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department
Energy Department and Federal Efforts to Support Utility Power Restoration Efforts

Restoring power to the millions of Americans who lost electricity is a top priority for the Energy Department and the Obama Administration.

October 29, 2012
Sandy made landfall as a post-tropical cyclone on the southern coast of New Jersey near Atlantic City at 8 p.m. with top sustained winds of 80 mph. | Photo courtesy of NOAA
Power Outages Update: Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has landed and the Energy Department is working closely to support state and local officials who are responsible for working with utilities.

October 26, 2012
The Energy Department Prepares for Hurricane Sandy

As the storm continues to track, watch for situation reports from the Energy Department.

October 22, 2012
Energy Datapalooza: Unleashing the Power of Open Data to Advance our Energy Future

Today more than 150 of America’s entrepreneurs, software developers, energy experts, and policy makers are coming together for an Energy Datapalooza.

October 17, 2012
Utilities demonstrating the latest Green Button features at the Energy Datapalooza on October 1st. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity
Green Button Energy Data Access Expanding Across America

The Green Button Initiative is expanding to 12 more utilities, and now more than 36 million homes and businesses have access to their electricity usage data in an open and standard format. Is your home one of them?