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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
FEMA nationwide test graphic
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
Photo of Bruce J. Walker being interviewed by Columbia Energy Exchange podcast host Bill Loveless
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
cover page graphic from DOE cyber plan
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
April 16, 2018
DOE Announces Investment to Strengthen and Secure the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding builds on Energy Department's efforts with the private sector toward improving the security of the Nation's critical energy infrastructure.
April 10, 2018
Lewis University Wins DOE’s 2018 Cyber Defense Competition
Event brings students in computer science and engineering together in a competitive training simulation.
February 14, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Forms New Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
New office will focus on energy infrastructure security, support the expanded national security responsibilities.
December 14, 2017
Energy Department Workshop Focuses On Long-Term Plan for Puerto Rico’s Energy Infrastructure
Conversation at the workshop was driven by a dialogue of existing Puerto Rico energy plans, developed by several organizations.
November 9, 2017
DOE Joins Congressional Delegation During Visit to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Officials visit islands to assess damages and discuss ongoing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.