Investing in Small Business Innovation to Meet the Electric Grid Challenges of the FutureLearn More
August 1, 2019
2019 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II Awards.
Two Cutting-Edge Researchers Earn 2019 PECASE for Critical Contributions to Power Systems ReliabilityLearn More
July 25, 2019
The Office of Electricity is celebrating it's nominees selected for the prestigious 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Developing a Resilience Model for North America’s Energy Sector InfrastructureLearn More
July 24, 2019
Threats to our energy infrastructure continue to grow and evolve. The NAERM addresses these concerns.
OE Announces Investment in Innovative Grid R&D into the Internet of ThingsLearn More
June 19, 2019
Universities, in partnership with industry, National Laboratories, and research consortia, are being encouraged to develop innovative R&D.
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Kerry CheungLearn More
May 22, 2019
Kerry Cheung is a Program Manager for electric grid research and development in the Office of Electricity.
Keeping the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Secure and Resilient Requires a Strong STEM WorkforceLearn More
April 5, 2019
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity, lays out why STEM is invaluable to their mission.
Innovative Tool that Helps States and Industry Plan New Energy Infrastructure Now Covers the Entire NationLearn More
February 12, 2019
The RAPID Toolkit, an online portal with information about regulatory processes and requirements for transmission projects, now covers the entire U.S.
The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number RolloverLearn More
February 7, 2019
The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number Rollover
Challenging America’s Innovators for New Ideas for a More Resilient GridLearn More
February 4, 2019
New contest seeks innovative ideas on how existing procedures and practices can be modified or replaced to improve grid operations. Register today!
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Inaugural Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge WinnersLearn More
August 21, 2019
Challenge tapped into American ingenuity for ideas on how to make the nation’s electric grid stronger and more resilient.
Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and EngineersLearn More
July 25, 2019
Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science.
Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development GrantsLearn More
July 15, 2019
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund ProjectsLearn More
June 25, 2019
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy CenterLearn More
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.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence ResearchLearn More
April 17, 2019
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
President Trump Signs Executive Order for Resilience Against Electromagnetic PulsesLearn More
March 26, 2019
Executive Order establishes the first ever comprehensive whole-of-government policy to build resilience and protect against electromagnetic pulses.
DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology FundingLearn More
March 6, 2019
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Ultra-Efficient Power ManagementLearn More
February 7, 2019
ARPA-E awards 12 new projects to support medium-voltage devices for grid, industry and transportation.
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The Role of Microgrids in Helping to Advance the Nation’s Energy SystemLearn More
Microgrids, which are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously and help mitigate grid disturbances to ...
Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components (TRAC) ProgramLearn More
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