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October 21, 2019
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
The Office of Electricity (OE) joins with organizations across the country in recognizing Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October 18, 2019
Charles P Kosak Headshot
OE Welcomes New Deputy Assistant Secretary
The Office of Electricity is pleased to welcome our newest Deputy Assistant Secretary, Charles P. “Chuck” Kosak.
October 4, 2019
At Sandia National Laboratory, a view inside the 200-foot-tall solar tower is rare.
October is Energy Awareness Month
October is National Energy Awareness Month, our annual national effort to highlight the importance of energy to our national prosperity and security.
September 26, 2019
2019 Energy Storage Peer Review
OE and National Labs Gather for Energy Storage Peer Review
Overview of the DOE OE Energy Storage Peer Review
August 12, 2019
Office of Electricity interns 2019
What I Did On My Summer Break
Go to all the meetings and meet all the people: Insights and highlights from OE’s Summer 2019 interns
August 1, 2019
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Investing in Small Business Innovation to Meet the Electric Grid Challenges of the Future
2019 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II Awards.
July 25, 2019
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Two Cutting-Edge Researchers Earn 2019 PECASE for Critical Contributions to Power Systems Reliability
The Office of Electricity is celebrating it's nominees selected for the prestigious 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
July 24, 2019
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Developing a Resilience Model for North America’s Energy Sector Infrastructure
Threats to our energy infrastructure continue to grow and evolve. The NAERM addresses these concerns.
June 19, 2019
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OE Announces Investment in Innovative Grid R&D into the Internet of Things
Universities, in partnership with industry, National Laboratories, and research consortia, are being encouraged to develop innovative R&D.
May 22, 2019
Kerry Cheung  is a Program Manager for electric grid research and development in the Office of Electricity
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Kerry Cheung
Kerry Cheung is a Program Manager for electric grid research and development in the Office of Electricity.
April 5, 2019
Assistant Secretary Bruce Walker visited Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Keeping the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Secure and Resilient Requires a Strong STEM Workforce
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity, lays out why STEM is invaluable to their mission.
February 12, 2019
Screenshot of the RAPID Toolkit
Innovative Tool that Helps States and Industry Plan New Energy Infrastructure Now Covers the Entire Nation
The RAPID Toolkit, an online portal with information about regulatory processes and requirements for transmission projects, now covers the entire U.S.
February 7, 2019
Artist rendition of GPS Satellite
The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number Rollover
The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number Rollover
February 4, 2019
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Challenging America’s Innovators for New Ideas for a More Resilient Grid
New contest seeks innovative ideas on how existing procedures and practices can be modified or replaced to improve grid operations. Register today!
November 30, 2018
Photo of Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Keeping the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure Secure and Resilient
As Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month wraps up, a snapshot of OE's work to keep U.S. critical infrastructure secure and resilient.
November 29, 2018
Graphic of PNNL's Dynamic Contingency Analysis Tool
Grid Innovation at PNNL and ORNL Recognized with Prestigious R&D 100 Awards
The projects address an area vital to improving grid resilience and reliability: analysis of system performance.
October 26, 2018
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker at Los Alamos National Lab
Notes from the Road: Innovation and Commitment at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories to Make the Grid More Resilient and Secure
Innovation and Commitment at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories to Make the Grid More Resilient and Secure
October 19, 2018
Photo of Assistant Secretary Walker speaking at the SWPA 75th anniversary celebration
Congratulations to SWPA on 75 Years of Delivering Energy to American Communities and Businesses
DOE congratulates SWPA on its long history and vital role in helping ensure the power grid is secure and resilient.
September 28, 2018
diagram of AEP microgrid test bed
Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
September 24, 2018
Photo of Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker with HUD Deputy Secretary Pamela Patenaude and PREPA CEO Jose Ortiz
A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria and Irma
A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria
August 2, 2018
Picture of WAPA crew that has helped restore power following the Carr fire
A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
August 1, 2018
Leveraging Small Business Innovation in the Ongoing Advancement of Grid Resilience and Reliability
OE and CESER funding will support innovation in the further advancement of grid resilience and reliability.
July 31, 2018
Valuing the Benefits of Utility Investments in Power System Reliability and Resilience
Two OE-sponsored products that help utilities and regulators value the benefits of power system reliability and resilience are now available.
July 19, 2018
Photo of Assistant Secretary Walker at PNNL
On the Move: Collaborating with Private and Public Partners on Grid Security and Resilience
On the Move: Collaborating with Private and Public Partners on Grid Security and Resilience