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March 7, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through February 28, 2014

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through February 28, 2014.

March 6, 2014
Smart Grid Update: Delivering More Reliable and Efficient Power to the Nation’s Capital

Smart grid investments are transforming power delivery in the nation's Capital and nearby states. Ryan Egidi saw this first-hand when he visited Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) last month to mark the recent completion of three Recovery Act-funded Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects.

February 28, 2014
Smart Meter Investments Yield Positive Results in Maine

Central Maine Power’s (CMP) SGIG project has produced innovations in customer services, improvements in business operations, and lessons‐learned that will be used for guiding future smart grid projects. Because of the positive results so far, CMP is planning follow‐on smart grid investments.

February 13, 2014
Securing the Nation’s Grid

Our electric grid is undergoing a major transformation, with $4.5 billion in Recovery Act funds being used to help catalyze the adoption of smart technologies and systems designed to increase the electric grid’s flexibility, reliability, efficiency, affordability, and resiliency. Titilayo Ogunyale talked with Tim Conway, Technical Director at the SANS Institute, which provides information security training and security certification, about how organizations can address the challenges of strengthening their own cybersecurity workforces.

February 7, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through January 31, 2014

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through January 31, 2014.

January 24, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through December 31, 2013

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through December 31, 2013.

December 18, 2013
BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization

Platts awarded the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) a Global Energy Award for grid optimization on December 12 in New York City for its development of a synchrophasor network. BPA is part of the Recovery Act-funded Western Interconnection Synchrophasor Program.

December 13, 2013
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through November 30, 2013

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through November 30, 2013.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Domestic Manufacturing Projects to Support Renewable Energy Generation as well as Boost Building and Vehicle Efficiency

December 12, 2013
48C Phase II Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit Program Selections

The Departments of Energy and the Treasury worked in partnership to develop, launch, and award the funds for 48C Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit program.  The Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit authorized Treasury to provide developers with an investment tax credit of 30 percent for the manufacture of particular types of energy equipment.  Funded at $2.3 billion, the tax credit was made available to 183 domestic clean energy manufacturing facilities during Phase I of the program.