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September 14, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 4, 2018
Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Karen Evans Sworn in as DOE Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Karen S. Evans will serve as the Energy Department's first Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.
August 29, 2018
Secretary Perry presents the honor awards
Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
July 26, 2018
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on Puerto Rico’s Grid
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on the Status of Puerto Rico’s Electric Infrastructure and the Future Operation of the Grid
June 20, 2018
Office of Electricity Releases "Energy Resilience Solutions for the Puerto Rico Grid" Report
This report contains recommendations for the Government of Puerto Rico to consider for incorporation into its recovery plans.
June 19, 2018
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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 8, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Investment to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
Funding Will Support Innovative Research for the Development of the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers, A Critical Component of the Grid
June 7, 2018
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on “The Electric Grid of the Future”
Mr. Walker highlighted the Department's commitment to a resilient and reliable power grid, OE priorities, the standup of CESER, and R&D efforts.
May 30, 2018
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 29, 2018
Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) Peer Review To Be Held September 4–7, 2018
GMI Peer Review to be held September 4–7, 2018
May 9, 2018
C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
April 16, 2018
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 11, 2018
DOE Response to 2016 EAC Recommendations Available
Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Bruce Walker submitted DOE's response to the EAC's 2016 recommendations.
April 10, 2018
Lewis University Wins DOE’s 2018 Cyber Defense Competition
Event brings students in computer science and engineering together in a competitive training simulation.
March 30, 2018
Annual U.S. Transmission Data Review Now Available
The annual compilation of transmission-related data, which is gathered from publicly-available sources, is used to inform various DOE analyses.
March 23, 2018
Solid State Power Substation Roadmap – Request for Information
Solid State Power Substation Roadmap – Request for Information
March 16, 2018
FY 2019 Budget Request Now Available
The Department of Energy’s FY 2019 Budget Request is now available.
March 6, 2018
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March 9 Webinar to Discuss the Status of State Grid Modernization Efforts
March 9 Webinar to Discuss the Status of State Grid Modernization Efforts
March 2, 2018
Situation Report on the Nor’easter Now Available
Situation Report on the Nor’easter Now Available
March 2, 2018
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New Article on Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Program Now Available
New Article on Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Program Now Available
February 22, 2018
Article on Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Program’s Chess Master Project Now Available
Operational technology software-defined networking for purpose-engineered, active defense cybersecurity
November 27, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Annou...
Energy Department issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 16, 2017
Department of Energy Approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Transmission Line Project
Transmission system will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire.
September 29, 2017
Secretary Perry Urges FERC to Take Swift Action to Address Threats to Grid Resiliency
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry formally proposes that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take swift action to address threats to grid.
September 18, 2017
WAPA advance team sent to the Virgin Islands
Federal Power Line Crews Deploy to U.S. Virgin Islands
DOE, FEMA sending staff to restore island infrastructure