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October 22, 2015
EISPC White Paper on “State Approaches to Retention of Nuclear Power Plants” Now Available

The Eastern Interconnection States’ Planning Collaborative (EISPC) has released a white paper on “State Approaches to Retention of Nuclear Power...

October 20, 2015
Assessment of Heating Fuels and Electricity Markets During the Winters of 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 Now Available

Cold weather that blanketed much of the Eastern United States in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 exhibited unique characteristics that prompted different —...

October 15, 2015
EPRI-DOE Joint Report on Fossil Fleet Transition with Fuel Changes and Large Scale Variable Renewable Integration Now Available

A new report “Fossil Fleet Transition with Fuel Changes and Large Scale Variable Renewable Integration” from the Electric Power Research Institute ...

October 9, 2015
Energy Department Invests Over $34 Million to Improve Protection of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure

Energy Department (DOE) today announced more than $34 million for two projects that will improve the protection of the U.S. electric grid and oil...

September 30, 2015
2015 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the 2015 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study. Section 1221(a) of...

September 24, 2015
DOE Response to 2015 EAC Recommendations Available

Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Patricia Hoffman submitted a memo to the Electricity Advisory Committee...

September 16, 2015
Transmission Reliability Program 2015 Reliability & Markets Peer Review Materials Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability held a peer review of Reliability & Markets Program on August 4-5 at Cornell...

September 15, 2015
OE Announces Awardees Under the Remote Off-Grid Microgrid Design Support Tool Research Call

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has selected Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Oak Ridge National...

September 10, 2015
Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Report examines identifies hundreds of clean energy research opportunities that could support the effort to modernize the power sector.

September 8, 2015
September 10th Webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment R&D

On Thursday, September 10, the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), together with Sandia National Laboratories, will present...

September 3, 2015
2014/2015 Economic Dispatch and Technological Change Report to Congress Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the 2014/2015 Economic Dispatch and Technological Change Report to Congress....

August 27, 2015
Annual U.S. Transmission Data Review Now Available

OE has released the Annual U.S. Transmission Data Review, its annual compilation of transmission-related data focusing on six areas: transmission...

August 18, 2015
NASEO Announces Request for Proposals for the Energy Markets and Planning Program (E-MAP) - Electric System Modernization Roadmapping Pro...

The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) today announced a request for proposals from State Energy Offices to commit to a 12-18...

July 15, 2015
Transmission Reliability Peer Review Materials Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability held a peer review of the Transmission Reliability Program on June 10-11, 2015, in...

July 14, 2015
"Regulatory Side-by-Side Governing Permitting of Cross-Border Electricity Transmission Facilities between the United States and Canada" N...

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the Regulatory Side-by-Side Governing Permitting of Cross-Border Electricity...

July 14, 2015
Now Available: Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project - Technology Performance Report Volume 1

The Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration, a $179 million project that was co-funded by the DOE in late 2009, was one of 16 regional smart...

July 10, 2015
DOE Response to 2014 EAC Recommendations Available

Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Patricia Hoffman submitted a memo to the Electricity Advisory Committee...

July 8, 2015
"Modeling the Integrated Expansion of the Canadian and U.S. Power Sectors with the Regional Energy Deployment System" Study Now Available

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a study entitled "Modeling the Integrated Expansion of the Canadian and U.S. Power...

June 26, 2015
Now Available: Interim Report on Customer Acceptance, Retention, and Response to Time-Based Rates from the Consumer Behavior Studies
Utility studies of time-based rate programs show significant demand reductions and major enrollment advantages for opt-out versus opt-in recruitmen...
May 28, 2015
Year-in-Review: 2014 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions Report Now Available (May 2015)

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the Year-in-Review: 2014 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions. This...

May 18, 2015
Research Call Issued for Design Support Tool for Remote Microgrids

DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, on behalf of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, has issued a research call for...

March 31, 2015
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Report Now Available: DC Microgrids Scoping Study--Estimate of Technical and Economic Benefits (March 2015)
Los Alamos National Laboratory has released a report titled DC Microgrids Scoping Study: Estimate of Technical and Economic Benefits, which present...
March 23, 2015
Conference Proceedings Available - The Smart Grid Experience: Applying Results, Reaching Beyond

In October 2014, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy...

March 23, 2015
April 7 Webinar on OE’s Resilient Electricity Delivery Infrastructure Initiative FOA

On April 7, Dan Ton, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Dr. Imre Gyuk, Manager of the Energy Storage Program, and Dr. Carol Hawk, Manger of the...

March 20, 2015
SGDP Report Now Available: Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY (February 2015)

The Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY was awarded to Con Edison in 2009 as part of DOE's Smart Grid Demonstration...