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Keeping the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure Secure and Resilient
November 30, 2018
As Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month wraps up, a snapshot of OE's work to keep U.S. critical infrastructure secure and resilient.
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Grid Innovation at PNNL and ORNL Recognized with Prestigious R&D 100 Awards
November 29, 2018
The projects address an area vital to improving grid resilience and reliability: analysis of system performance.
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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
October 26, 2018
Innovation and Commitment at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories to Make the Grid More Resilient and Secure
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Congratulations to SWPA on 75 Years of Delivering Energy to American Communities and Businesses
October 19, 2018
DOE congratulates SWPA on its long history and vital role in helping ensure the power grid is secure and resilient.
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Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
September 28, 2018
Demonstrating the Benefits of Autonomous, Decentralized Control of Microgrids
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A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria and Irma
September 24, 2018
A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria
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A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
August 2, 2018
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
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Leveraging Small Business Innovation in the Ongoing Advancement of Grid Resilience and Reliability
August 1, 2018
OE and CESER funding will support innovation in the further advancement of grid resilience and reliability.
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Valuing the Benefits of Utility Investments in Power System Reliability and Resilience
July 31, 2018
Two OE-sponsored products that help utilities and regulators value the benefits of power system reliability and resilience are now available.
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News

Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette Congratulates 2018 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Awardees
December 6, 2018
Nine women were recognized for their leadership in clean energy at the 7th Annual U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Symposium.
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University of Central Florida Wins DOE’s 2018 CyberForce Competition
December 3, 2018
Competition is designed to develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
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Electric Transmission Issues Workshop Materials Now Available
November 20, 2018
Electric Transmission Issues Workshop Materials Now Available
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Department of Energy Announces 32 R&D 100 Award Winners
November 19, 2018
DOE’s national laboratories have received more than 800 R&D 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1962.
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Department of Energy Invests $7.5 Million to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
November 14, 2018
Innovative Research to Develop the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers
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Office of Electricity to Host Electric Transmission Issues Workshop on November 15, 2018
November 9, 2018
OE is hosting the workshop to solicit input regarding DOE’s 2019 electric transmission congestion study and foster dialogue on key issues.
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Department of Energy Announces First-Ever Grid Software Competition
October 31, 2018
Competitors to build software solutions for a Secure, efficient power grid.
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Energy Department Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Its Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Designation Authorit...
October 29, 2018
Action will ensure that DOE is compliant with its responsibilities and authorities under the Federal Power Act and the FAST Act.
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DOE Now Accepting Public Comments on Supplement to the U.S. Energia Sierra Juarez (ESJ) Transmission Line Project Final EIS
October 19, 2018
The 45-day comment period starts on Friday, October 19, 2018 and closes on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
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Deadline for Submitting Comments on Proposed Procedures for Conducting Electric Transmission Congestion Studies Extended to October 24, 2018
October 5, 2018
Deadline for Submitting Comments on Proposed Procedures for Conducting Electric Transmission Congestion Studies Extended to October 24, 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
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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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Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC)
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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