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June 11, 2014
Energy Department Invests Over $10 Million to Improve Grid Reliability and Resiliency

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a strong and secure power grid, the Energy Department today announced more than $10 million for projects that will improve the reliability and resiliency of the U.S. electric grid and facilitate quick and effective response to grid conditions.

May 28, 2014
Advanced Grid Modeling Program Peer Review June 17-18, 2014

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability will hold a peer review of the Advanced Grid Modeling Program on June 17-18, 2014, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, VA.

May 23, 2014
Modernizing Infrastructure Permitting

On May 14, 2014, the Obama Administration released a comprehensive plan to accelerate and expand Federal infrastructure permitting reform government-wide.  The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability is actively engaged in this process for transmission development.

May 14, 2014
May 20 ESTAP Webinar: Commissioning Energy Storage

On Tuesday, May 20 from 1 - 2 p.m. ET, Clean Energy State Alliance will host a webinar on the process of commissioning an energy storage system. Speakers include Dr. Imre Gyuk, Energy Storage Program Manager in the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.

May 12, 2014
Year-in-Review: 2013 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions Now Available (May 2014)

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the Year-in-Review: 2013 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions. This publication provides a summary of significant energy disruptions and infrastructure changes that occurred in the United States throughout 2013.

May 7, 2014
Energy Department Employees Recognized for Power Restoration Assistance During Emergencies and Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Standards

Four Energy Department employees have been selected as finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal from the Partnership for Public Service.

April 28, 2014
Energy Department Releases New Guidance for Strengthening Cybersecurity of the Grid’s Supply Chain

Guidelines to Help Energy Sector Embed Cybersecurity in Energy Delivery Systems

April 25, 2014
Update to Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid Report Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released an update to its 2012 Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid report.

April 21, 2014
May 2014 PSERC Webinar: Testing and Validation of Synchrophasor Devices and Applications

The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting research on testing synchrophasor devices using a real-time wide area montioring and control test bed. The webinar will be held Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 2-3 p.m. ET.

April 18, 2014
BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

The Bonneville Power Administration has partnered with Oregon BEST in a new academic prize program that engages teams of the region's most promising university students in collaborative, real-world, applied study projects that support the development of innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the Northwest's electric grid.