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Preparing for the 2018 Hurricane Season
The Federal government works closely every year with industry and government partners to prepare for hurricane season which begins on June 1.
June 11, 2018
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Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
May 9, 2018
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Creating a Real-World Competition to Inspire Tomorrow’s Cyber Workforce
Creating a Real-World Competition to Inspire Tomorrow’s Cyber Workforce
April 10, 2018
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University teams to compete in Department of Energy’s 2018 National Cyber Defense Competition
Announcing the 29 university teams selected to compete in the third annual Cyber Defense Competition (CDC), taking place April 6–7, 2018.
April 3, 2018
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State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Energy Assurance 2017 Year in Review Now Available
The 2017 Year-in-Review provides a snapshot of initiatives that stakeholders took part in to make the energy sector more resilient.
April 2, 2018
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Advancing R&D to Prevent, Detect and Mitigate the Consequences of a Cyber Attack on the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Supporting the Development of New Technologies to Prevent, Detect and Mitigate the Consequences of a Cyber Attack on Energy Infrastructure
March 23, 2018
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NASEO Releases Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning
NASEO Releases Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning
February 28, 2018
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Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
January 18, 2018
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Advanced Cybersecurity Technologies on Display at Next Week’s DistribuTECH Conference
Advanced Cybersecurity Technologies on Display at Next Week’s DistribuTECH Conference
January 17, 2018
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How the Energy Department is Helping to Restore Power in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
A look at the Energy Department Department's efforts to bring power back to islands devastated by recent hurricanes.
November 22, 2017
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News

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 19, 2018
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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.
June 7, 2018
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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 30, 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
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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
May 14, 2018
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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 16, 2018
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Lewis University Wins DOE’s 2018 Cyber Defense Competition
Event brings students in computer science and engineering together in a competitive training simulation.
April 10, 2018
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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.
February 14, 2018
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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.
December 14, 2017
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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.
November 9, 2017
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