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October 30, 2017
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Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure from All Hazards
Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure from All Hazards
October 26, 2017
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Pursuing Innovation to Improve the Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Pursuing Innovation to Improve the Security of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
October 24, 2017
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The Role of Information Sharing and Analysis in Protecting the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
The role of information sharing and analysis in protecting the grid from the cyber threat.
October 20, 2017
Panelists discussing cybersecurity at NRECA's October 2017 cybersecurity event.
Working with Partners to Prepare for and Respond to the Cyber Threat
Partnerships are vital to protecting the Nation's critical energy infrastructure from the cyber threat.
October 18, 2017
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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Time to Stop, Think, and Connect about Protecting Ourselves from the Cyber Threat
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Time to Stop, Think, and Connect about Protecting Ourselves from the Cyber Threat
September 27, 2017
Crews work on St. Thomas's electrical backbone
DOE Emergency Responders Active in Power Restoration Efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
DOE Emergency Responders Active in Power Restoration Efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
August 25, 2017
NASA photo of Hurricane Harvey
DOE Responds as Hurricane Harvey Impacts Texas
As Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas, the Department of Energy (DOE) is monitoring energy infrastructure and coordinating responses with its partners.
August 7, 2017
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OE Invests in Early Stage Research to Address Wholesale Market Operations, Transmission System Design and Demand-Side Participation
On August 7, 2017, OE announced that it is investing nearly $900,000 in early stage research to address the risk and uncertainty of the power system.
June 21, 2017
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Promoting Small Business Innovation to Improve Grid Resilience
Four small businesses will develop solutions for “Rapid Damage Assessment and Information Sharing for Power Restoration” for a more resilient grid.
June 13, 2017
Thomas Connelly, Executive Director, CEO of the American Chemical Society, Vince Sprenkle, PNNL, Gary Yang, UET, Imre Gyuk, DOE-OE, Liyu Li, UET, Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, EPA, and Blake Fry, UET (left to right) at the 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony in Washington, DC. | Photo courtesy of Adam Fisher.
UniEnergy Technologies and PNNL Recognized for Advancing Energy Storage at the National Level
UniEnergy Technologies and PNNL Recognized for Advancing Energy Storage at the National Level
June 13, 2017
The United States at night. | Photo courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
OE Announces Investment in New Research to Improve Grid Reliability and Resilience through the Expanded Use of Distributed Energy Resources
OE Announces Investment in New Research to Improve Grid Reliability and Resilience through the Expanded Use of Distributed Energy Resources
June 8, 2017
Welcome Katie Jereza
Welcome Katie Jereza
June 8, 2017
A Look at How Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory Is Helping Keep Our Nation Secure
A Look at How Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory Is Helping Keep Our Nation Secure
May 31, 2017
GOES satellite image of Hurricane Matthew. Credit NASA.
Preparing for Hurricane Season

June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season. If a major energy supply disruption were to occur as a result of a hurricane, the Department of...

April 26, 2017
GMI Peer Review Provides Invaluable Forum for Feedback on Grid Modernization Efforts

The Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) with public and private partners to develop new architectural...

April 20, 2017
Scenes from the Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition. | Photos courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory
Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition Creates Unique Learning Environment

On April 1st,   I had the pleasure of participating in the Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition hosted by Argonne National Laboratory and my...

April 18, 2017
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Liberty Eclipse Exercise Summary Report

In December 2016, DOE and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) co-sponsored Liberty Eclipse in Newport, RI. Liberty Eclipse...

April 10, 2017
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State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Energy Assurance 2016 Year-In-Review

The State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Energy Assurance Program focuses on improving the security and resilience of the energy sector...

January 12, 2017
Energy Department Announces Approval of Lake Erie Connector Transmission Line

On January 12, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the issuance of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Presidential Permit...

January 9, 2017
 The second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review explores the transformations in the Nation’s electricity system that will be needed through 2040.
New Study Helps Map Out Road Ahead for U.S. Electricity System

The second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review explores the transformations in the Nation’s electricity system that will be needed through...

January 9, 2017
Furthering the Understanding and Management of Risks Associated with Electromagnetic Pulses

DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability (OE) is committed to working with our interagency (including NASA, DHS, DOD, ODNI,...

December 12, 2016
White House Announces Publication of Joint U.S.-Canada Strategy and Action Plans to Build a More Secure and Resilient Future Electric Grid

Building and maintaining a hardened, resilient and secure grid of the future is essential for our nation to function at its best in a modern...

December 5, 2016
Energy Department Announces Approval of New England Clean Power Link

The Department of Energy today announced the issuance of a Record of Decision and Presidential Permit for the New England Clean Power Link. The 154...

November 16, 2016
Energy Department Announces Approval of Great Northern Transmission Line

The Department of Energy today announced the issuance of a Record of Decision and Presidential Permit for the Great Northern Transmission Line. The...

November 3, 2016
Recognizing the People Behind the Technology: NASPI 2016 Awards

I recently joined the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI) community for its Working Group meeting where industry representatives,...