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May 9, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience
The Energy Department announced $8 million for innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure.
April 30, 2019
DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
April 17, 2019
The Summit Supercomputer at ORNL can be considered the world's "smartest" supercomputer for solving problems using artificial intelligence.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
March 26, 2019
President Trump Signs Executive Order for Resilience Against Electromagnetic Pulses
Executive Order establishes the first ever comprehensive whole-of-government policy to build resilience and protect against electromagnetic pulses.
March 26, 2019
DOE Announces $70 Million for Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute will focus on early-stage research for advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing.
March 6, 2019
DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
February 22, 2019
DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center to be Managed by the BIRD Foun...
The Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
February 6, 2019
DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity Establishing a Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute aims to develop technologies that will advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency, and innovation.
February 4, 2019
DOE, FERC Announce Technical Conference on Energy Infrastructure Security Practices
Energy Department and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to discuss security practices to protect energy infrastructure.
January 24, 2019
earth at night electricity
DOE Announces $40 Million for Grid Modernization Initiative
Funding will go toward innovations and technologies designed to increase the resilience, reliability and security of an integrated grid.
December 20, 2018
Department of Energy Statement on Chinese Hacking of Global Managed Service Providers
Department of Energy Statement on Chinese Hacking of Global Managed Service Providers
December 3, 2018
UCF won the 2018 cyberforce competition
University of Central Florida Wins DOE’s 2018 CyberForce Competition
Competition is designed to develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
November 14, 2018
Department of Energy Invests $7.5 Million to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
Innovative Research to Develop the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers
October 29, 2018
Transmission lines leaving Western’s Mead Substation heading west to California.
Energy Department Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Its Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Designation Authorit...
Action will ensure that DOE is compliant with its responsibilities and authorities under the Federal Power Act and the FAST Act.
October 4, 2018
DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government Coordinating Council Meeting
Meeting aimed at advancing joint initiatives to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s oil and natural gas infrastructure.
October 2, 2018
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Nationwide Emergency Alert Test Planned for Oct. 3; Test Messages Will be Sent to Cell Phones, TV and Radio
FEMA and FCC will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
October 1, 2018
New cybersecurity office opens
Department of Energy Invests $28 Million to Advance Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding to support the creation of more resilient energy delivery systems.
September 14, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 4, 2018
Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Karen Evans Sworn in as DOE Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Karen S. Evans will serve as the Energy Department's first Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.
August 29, 2018
Secretary Perry presents the honor awards
Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
June 19, 2018
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Acting Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Discusses Efforts to Bolster U.S. Grid Resilience
Mr. Walker discusses the Department’s wide range of activities to make the power grid more resilient In this Columbia Energy Exchange podcast.
June 7, 2018
Acting Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on “The Electric Grid of the Future"
Mr. Walker highlighted DOE's commitment to a resilient and reliable power grid and discussed CESER, OE priorities, and R&D efforts.
May 30, 2018
Executive Order 13800 on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure: Assessment of Electricity Disru...
Report on addressing the mounting risk of cyber-attacks and threats to the U.S. electric grid.
May 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Releases Integrated Strategy to Reduce Cyber Risks for the U.S. Energy Sector
Department of Energy Releases Integrated Strategy to Reduce Cyber Risks for the U.S. Energy Sector
May 14, 2018
Acting Assistant Secretary Walker Testifies Before Senate ENR Committee on Puerto Rico on May 8
Bruce J. Walker's May 8, 2018 testimony on Puerto Rico's electric grid