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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.
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News & Blogs
U.S. Department of Energy announces an $18M funding opportunity for Flexible, Innovative Transformers
DOE announced an $18M funding opportunity for Flexible Innovative Transformer Technologies (FITT). Up to 9 projects will research advanced transformers to improve grid reliability and ease transformer supply chains.
February 13, 2024Learn More
DOE's Office of Electricity issued a $4.8 million FOA to solicit applications for innovative distribution system communications technologies to securely communicate electricity data and manage resource deployment at the grid edge.
January 18, 2024Learn More
The R&D 100 Awards recognize new commercial products, technologies, and materials for their technological significance available for sale or license.
December 22, 2023Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) announced that the U.S.-India Energy Storage Task Force (ESTF) hosted a virtual launch event on December 13.
December 13, 2023Learn More
Energy Department Announces $7 Million Funding Opportunity for Grid-Enhancing Data Analytics Demonstrations
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity today announced a $7 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to enhance the electric power systems’ reliability and resilience via grid-enhancing data analytics demonstrations for operations, monitoring and control.
December 12, 2023Learn More
Global leaders and heads of state have been convening in Dubai at COP28 to discuss energy solutions to combat climate change.
December 7, 2023Learn More
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Intent to Issue $4.8 Million in Secure Communications Development Funding
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a notice of intent (NOI) for the Office of Electricity to issue a $4.8 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA).
November 20, 2023Learn More
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