January 9, 2023

Gene Rodrigues Sworn In As Assistant Secretary for Electricity

Gene Rodrigues was sworn in today by U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm as the Assistant Secretary for Electricity for the Office of Electricity (OE).

December 21, 2022

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Statement by Energy Secretary Granholm on the Confirmation of Gene Rodrigues

Statement by Energy Secretary Granholm on the Confirmation of Gene Rodrigues

December 20, 2022

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Grid-enhancing Technologies

DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) released a Notice of Intent (NOI) to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), titled “Increasing Utilization and Reliability of Electric Infrastructure with Grid-enhancing technologies (GETs).”

December 20, 2022

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Underserved and Indigenous Community Microgrids

DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the DOE Office of Electricity (OE), released a Notice of Intent (NOI) to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), titled “Underserved and Indigenous Community Microgrids.”

December 5, 2022

Long-Duration Energy Earthshot and the Grid Storage Launchpad featured at COP 27 by Secretary Granholm

Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm held a panel discussion showcasing the DOE Energy Earthshots at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties (COP) 27, in Egypt.

November 22, 2022

A White House call for real-time, standardized, and transparent power outage data

The White House is launching a Call to Action that asks utilities and outage data companies to voluntarily share their data with the Outage Data Initiative Nationwide.

October 17, 2022

New Energy Storage Prize Targets Disruptive Next-Gen Innovation

The latest Energy Storage Innovations Prize seeks next-generation energy storage solutions to accelerate grid decarbonization.

October 11, 2022

New Digitizing Utilities Prize Targets Data Experts

New prize targets data analytics and software development to tackle challenges facing electric utilities .

September 26, 2022

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Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings

Two years after DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided a model of nearly every building in America, commercial partners are using the tool to design energy-efficient buildings and cities and link energy efficiency to real estate value and risk.

September 16, 2022

U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2022 Energy Storage Grand Challenge Summit

This year’s summit will focus on new strategic efforts for energy storage advancement and progress in meeting the Long Duration Storage Shot goals.