Below are stories about cybersecurity featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.

February 8, 2024

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New Report Details Potential Cybersecurity Threats Facing Wind Farms

This report from Idaho National Laboratory aims to raise awareness of proven areas of high cybersecurity risk, as well as highlight mitigation tactics that can help prevent similar attacks.

May 2, 2023

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Sandia National Laboratories Reflects on Last Year’s Accomplishments

Sandia National Laboratories released a report on its recent accomplishments in wind energy.

March 9, 2023

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Distributed Wind Energy Brings Value to Remote and Rural Communities

Project analyzes the many benefits of distributed wind for communities across the United States.

February 9, 2023

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WETO-Funded Research Focuses on Reducing Cybersecurity Threats to Nation’s Wind Fleet

WETO-funded research teams from three national laboratories are working proactively to strengthen security measures, policies, and information technology infrastructure.

December 13, 2021

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Idaho National Lab Researchers Discuss Wind Cybersecurity on Hack the Plant Podcast

Researchers from Idaho National Laboratory recently appeared on the Hack the Plant podcast to discuss wind cybersecurity. In the December 6 episode, the team discussed why wind-specific cybersecurity is important and what the major challenges are.

December 13, 2021

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DOE Requests Information to Enhance Energy Supply Chain Resiliency

DOE has issued a request for information to help build a more diverse, resilient, and competitive U.S.-based energy supply chain.

December 13, 2021

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Celebrating Achievements and Looking Forward to a New Year

As 2021 draws to a close, the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) is reflecting on our R&D, recent achievements, and recognitions, and getting ramped up for a new year of possibilities for wind energy.

October 1, 2021

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Report Details Innovative Ways to Help Secure the Nation’s Energy Systems

A new report from DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory and its industry partner EnerNex details new approaches to help secure the nation’s grid against physical and cybersecurity threats.

September 30, 2021

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Happy New (Fiscal) Year!

As we enter a new fiscal year, WETO is sharing some of the more notable wind energy research and development accomplishments from 2021.

May 24, 2021

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DOE and Industry Partner to Ensure Cybersecurity for Wind Energy Systems

NREL and six leading industry organizations have joined forces in developing a national Wind Cybersecurity Consortium. The consortium will improve U.S. wind fleet cybersecurity through collaborative analysis, development, and information sharing.