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Innovative Tool for Electricity Infrastructure Permitting Expands to Canada
December 2, 2019
The toolkit will increase transparency and collaboration among electricity stakeholders and further prioritize electricity resilience and reliability
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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million For New Grid Modernization Lab Call Projects
November 6, 2019
Today, DOE announced the results of the 2019 Grid Modernization Lab Call with funding of approximately $80 Million over three years.
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Assistant Secretary Walker on Regulatory Reforms to Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act
September 19, 2019
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker, Office of Electricity. makes statement on new regulatory reforms.
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Inaugural Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge Winners
August 21, 2019
Challenge tapped into American ingenuity for ideas on how to make the nation’s electric grid stronger and more resilient.
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Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
July 25, 2019
Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science.
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Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
July 15, 2019
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
June 25, 2019
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center
April 30, 2019
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
April 17, 2019
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
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President Trump Signs Executive Order for Resilience Against Electromagnetic Pulses
March 26, 2019
Executive Order establishes the first ever comprehensive whole-of-government policy to build resilience and protect against electromagnetic pulses.
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OE Blog

EITPIC Awardee Profile: George Washington University Strengthens the Grid with Smart Measurement Units
December 19, 2019
George Washington University received $50,000 for its proposal to develop a smart unit to measure and interpret phasor unit data.
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EITPIC Awardee Profile: Washington State University Streamlines the Grid
December 18, 2019
Washington State University received $25,000 for its proposal to develop an user interface to increase data analytics quality for the utility sector.
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CISR Month Highlights OE Activities
November 26, 2019
November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, a time to focus on the systems that support our economy, public health, and safety
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EITPIC Awardee Profile: SCE Boosts Cybersecurity with Virtual Substation Components
November 15, 2019
SCE received $100,000 for its proposal to virtualize components of electric grid substations and operate them using a human machine interface
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EITPIC Awardee Profile: IBT’s Sensor Technology Seeks to Enhance Real-Time Grid Data Collection
November 7, 2019
IBT received $25,000 for its proposal to use wafer sensors, with technology used in applications like data storage, to measure electric current.
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November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
November 1, 2019
The Office of Electricity is focused on increasing the resiliency and reliability of critical energy infrastructure.
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Applying Grid Architecture to Grid Transformation
October 29, 2019
Grid architecture is an emerging discipline concerned with grid structure and the development of coherent grid designs.
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October 21, 2019
The Office of Electricity (OE) joins with organizations across the country in recognizing Cybersecurity Awareness Month
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OE Welcomes New Deputy Assistant Secretary
October 18, 2019
The Office of Electricity is pleased to welcome our newest Deputy Assistant Secretary, Charles P. “Chuck” Kosak.
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October is Energy Awareness Month
October 4, 2019
October is National Energy Awareness Month, our annual national effort to highlight the importance of energy to our national prosperity and security.
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