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October 7, 2013
Winter Fuels Outlook Conference Rescheduled for November 1

The 2013 Winter Fules Outlook Conference has been rescheduled to November 1 due to the shutdown of the Federal government.

September 30, 2013
EAC Meeting Cancelled

The Electricity Advisory Committee meeting scheduled to be held October 2 - October 3 has been cancelled due to the uncertainty of continuing operations of the Federal government. If this meeting is rescheduled for a later date, details will be posted online and published in a new Federal Register notice.

September 26, 2013
Energy Department Announces Funding to Provide Better Visibility into the Health of the Nation’s Electric Grid

New Tools Will Help Utilities Track and Respond to Changing Grid Conditions More Effectively

September 26, 2013
DOE, EIA, and NASEO Host Winter Fuels Outlook Conference on October 8, 2013

This supply and demand forecast event will address the effects of projected weather and market factors that may affect the supply, distribution and prices of petroleum, natural gas and electricity this winter.

September 25, 2013
Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for Electric Transmission Projects Requiring Federal Authorizations

An announcement extending the public comment period for submitting comments regarding the IIP Process was published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2013. Comments must be received on or before October 31, 2013.

September 19, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investments of Over $30 Million to Better Protect the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack

Innovative Technologies to Help the Energy Sector Enhance Its Cybersecurity Posture

September 18, 2013
Announcement of Change in Public Meeting Location for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Published in the Federal Register

The Department announces a change of location for the September 26, 2013 public scoping meeting for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project to Colebrook Elementary School, 27 Dumont Street, Colebrook, NH. The meeting will be from 5 to 8 p.m.

September 9, 2013
2013 Transmission Reliability R&D Peer Review Presentations Available

The agendas and presentations from the June and August 2013 Transmission Reliability R&D Program reviews are now available for download.

September 6, 2013
Amended Notice of Intent for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Published in the Federal Register

The Department of Energy announces its intent to modify the scope of the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement and to conduct additional public scoping meetings. The Federal Register Notice, which is now available for downloading, includes information on how to submit comments and participate in the additional public scoping meetings.

August 30, 2013
September 16 ESTAP Webinar: Optimizing the Benefits of a PV with Battery Storage System

On Monday, September 16 from 1 – 2 p.m. ET, Clean Energy States Alliance will host a webinar on optimizing the benefits of a photovoltaic (PV) storage system with a battery. This webinar will be introduced by Dr. Imre Gyuk, Energy Storage Program Manager in the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.