What We Do


The Office of Electricity is driving a 21st century electricity grid to power our communities, ensuring that low-cost clean energy is available to support and improve the lives of all Americans.

We are working amid a fascinating energy transformation period in the United States, one that will change the electricity grid more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 100 years.

Learn more about OE's exciting work and meet the OE leadership team.

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OE and the Next Generation of Grid Technologies

 

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Learn how the Office of Electricity supports innovations that help keep America's electric infrastructure reliable & resilient.
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OE microgrid research and development program focuses on reducing complexity, increasing reliability, and lowering costs for the private sector.
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The Office of Electricity Energy Storage program works to improve storage reliability, resilience, and safety for our Nation’s future grid.
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This video shows how OE's grid components research supports innovation that will pave the way to a future-ready grid.
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Learn More About OE's Activities

Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC)
The EAC advises OE in its efforts to modernize the nation's grid infrastructure.
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Grid Modernization Initiative
The Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) partners with industry to develop advanced grid technologies.
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Research Reports
OE funds key research across the energy sector and makes these reports available to the public.
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Electricity 101
Want to learn more about electricity? Electricity 101 class is in session!
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