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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.

August 29, 2013
DOE Seeks Public Input on an Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application Process for Transmission Authorizations

A Request for Information (RFI) seeking public input for a draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-application (IIP) Process was published in the Federal Register on August 29, 2013. The Federal Register Notice is available now for downloading. Comments must be received on or before September 29, 2013. As comments are received, they will be posted online.

August 23, 2013
ORNL Publishes Study on Superconducting Wire Performance

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently released a new study on advances in superconducting wire technology. A team led by ORNL’s Amit Goyal demonstrated that the ability to control nanoscale imperfections in superconducting wires results in materials with excellent and customized performance.

August 23, 2013
September 2013 PSERC Webinars

The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering two free public webinars in September. The webinars are free and no pre-registration is necessary.