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Notes from the Road: Innovation and Commitment at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories to Make the Grid More Resilient and Secure
Innovation and Commitment at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories to Make the Grid More Resilient and Secure
October 26, 2018
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Congratulations to SWPA on 75 Years of Delivering Energy to American Communities and Businesses
DOE congratulates SWPA on its long history and vital role in helping ensure the power grid is secure and resilient.
October 19, 2018
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Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
September 28, 2018
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A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria and Irma
A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria
September 24, 2018
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A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
August 2, 2018
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Leveraging Small Business Innovation in the Ongoing Advancement of Grid Resilience and Reliability
OE and CESER funding will support innovation in the further advancement of grid resilience and reliability.
August 1, 2018
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Valuing the Benefits of Utility Investments in Power System Reliability and Resilience
Two OE-sponsored products that help utilities and regulators value the benefits of power system reliability and resilience are now available.
July 31, 2018
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On the Move: Collaborating with Private and Public Partners on Grid Security and Resilience
On the Move: Collaborating with Private and Public Partners on Grid Security and Resilience
July 19, 2018
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Strengthening the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Strengthening the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
July 2, 2018
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News

Office of Electricity to Host Electric Transmission Issues Workshop on November 15, 2018
OE is hosting the workshop to solicit input regarding DOE’s 2019 electric transmission congestion study and foster dialogue on key issues.
November 20, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces 32 R&D 100 Award Winners
DOE’s national laboratories have received more than 800 R&D 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1962.
November 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $7.5 Million to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
Innovative Research to Develop the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers
November 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces First-Ever Grid Software Competition
Competitors to build software solutions for a Secure, efficient power grid.
October 31, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Its Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Designation Authorit...
Action will ensure that DOE is compliant with its responsibilities and authorities under the Federal Power Act and the FAST Act.
October 29, 2018
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DOE Now Accepting Public Comments on Supplement to the U.S. Energia Sierra Juarez (ESJ) Transmission Line Project Final EIS
The 45-day comment period starts on Friday, October 19, 2018 and closes on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
October 19, 2018
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Deadline for Submitting Comments on Proposed Procedures for Conducting Electric Transmission Congestion Studies Extended to October 24, 2018
Deadline for Submitting Comments on Proposed Procedures for Conducting Electric Transmission Congestion Studies Extended to October 24, 2018
October 5, 2018
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DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government Coordinating Council Meeting
Meeting aimed at advancing joint initiatives to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s oil and natural gas infrastructure.
October 4, 2018
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New LBNL Report on Estimating the Cost of Power Interruptions Now Available
New LBNL Report on Estimating the Cost of Power Interruptions Now Available
October 2, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $28 Million to Advance Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding to support the creation of more resilient energy delivery systems.
October 1, 2018
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Advanced Grid Research and Development
Advanced Grid Research and Development activities accelerate discovery and innovation in electric transmission and distribution technologies and ...
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Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance Division
Timely, accurate and defensible policy and market analysis is a key ingredient to building and sustaining successful programs at DOE. The Transmiss...
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The Role of Microgrids in Helping to Advance the Nation’s Energy System
Microgrids, which are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously and help mitigate grid disturbances to ...
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Grid Modernization Initiative
Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) seeks to work across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create the modern grid of the future.
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Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components (TRAC) Program
Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components (TRAC) Program
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Energy Storage
OE's Energy Storage Program performs research and development on a wide variety of storage technologies, including batteries (both conventional and...
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The mission and goal of the Electricity Advisory Committee
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Electricity 101
Frequently asked questions and information about systems, entities, and policy related to electricity in the U.S.
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