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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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Partnering with the Energy Sector in Alabama to Create a More Connected and Resilient Neighborhood
Learn how a unique community is using complementary next-generation technologies, including community-scale microgrids and transactive controls.
June 7, 2018
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Recognizing the People Behind the Technology: NASPI Awards
DOE congratulates NASPI award winners for their commitment, innovation, and hard work to continue advancing technology that improves grid reliability.
May 2, 2018
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Grid Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories Recognized with Two R&D 100 Awards
Two innovative projects have major implications for improving the resilience and reliability of the nation’s power grid.
March 20, 2018
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Promoting a Strong and Prosperous Energy Future
We all must encourage women to develop careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
March 14, 2018
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Dr. Amit Goyal Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
Dr. Amit Goyal Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
February 21, 2018
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News

U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 14, 2018
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Karen Evans Sworn in as DOE Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Karen S. Evans will serve as the Energy Department's first Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.
September 4, 2018
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Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
August 29, 2018
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Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on Puerto Rico’s Grid
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on the Status of Puerto Rico’s Electric Infrastructure and the Future Operation of the Grid
July 26, 2018
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Office of Electricity Releases "Energy Resilience Solutions for the Puerto Rico Grid" Report
This report contains recommendations for the Government of Puerto Rico to consider for incorporation into its recovery plans.
June 20, 2018
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Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Discusses Efforts to Bolster U.S. Grid Resilience
Mr. Walker discusses the Department’s wide range of activities to make the power grid more resilient In this Columbia Energy Exchange podcast.
June 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Investment to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
Funding Will Support Innovative Research for the Development of the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers, A Critical Component of the Grid
June 8, 2018
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Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker Testifies on “The Electric Grid of the Future”
Mr. Walker highlighted the Department's commitment to a resilient and reliable power grid, OE priorities, the standup of CESER, and R&D efforts.
June 7, 2018
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Executive Order 13800 on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure: Assessment of Electricity Disru...
Report on addressing the mounting risk of cyber-attacks and threats to the U.S. electric grid.
May 30, 2018
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Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) Peer Review To Be Held September 4–7, 2018
GMI Peer Review to be held September 4–7, 2018
May 29, 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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