New Transmission Resilience Maturity Model Helps Utilities Improve ResilienceLearn More
October 7, 2020
The model will measure the maturity of transmission resilience programs and identify improvements to increase the resilience of transmission systems
Secretary Brouillette and Assistant Secretary Walker Help Dedicate the Grid Storage LaunchpadLearn More
September 22, 2020
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and OE's Assistant Secretary Bruce Walker participated in the dedication ceremony for the Grid Storage Launchpad.
OE’s Gilbert Bindewald and Stephen Walls Speak on Electric Grid ResilienceLearn More
August 14, 2020
Watch OE's Gilbert Bindewald and Stephen Walls address the Stanford University Smart Grid Seminar Series on electric grid resilience
Watch the Energy Storage Grand Challenge WorkshopsLearn More
August 5, 2020
The Department of Energy hosted a series of virtual workshops to support the Energy Storage Grand Challenge. Watch the workshops here.
Kirtland Air Force Base DC Microgrid is Fully OperationalLearn More
July 29, 2020
An OE supported DC microgrid project at Kirtland Air Force Base generates and distributes energy independently
OE Report: Solid State Power Substation Technology RoadmapLearn More
July 13, 2020
The future of substation technology and advancements in grid power electronics is examined in the “Solid State Power Substation Technology Roadmap"
Critical Electric Infrastructure Information Final Rule: Questions and AnswersLearn More
May 15, 2020
On May 15, 2020, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Final Rule goes into effect.
EITPIC Awardee Profile: Siemens Corporation Develops Green Technologies Digital Companion for the GridLearn More
February 20, 2020
Siemens Corporation received $35,000 for its proposal to develop a digital companion to provide better visibility into the grid’s status.
Departments of Defense and Energy Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Energy ResilienceLearn More
September 28, 2020
The MOU establishes a partnership on efforts related to energy resilience and the protection of military installations and critical infrastructure
OE Supports Technology Commercialization Fund ProjectsLearn More
July 20, 2020
The Office of Electricity contributed nearly $1.3 million in support of seven Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) projects
DOE Office of Electricity Issues Request for Information for Bulk-Power System Executive OrderLearn More
July 8, 2020
The Office of Electricity announced a RFI to solicit views on safeguarding the bulk-power system (BPS) supply chain from threats and vulnerabilities.
U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2020 Electricity Advisory CommitteeLearn More
July 1, 2020
New and returning members of the EAC will advise on electricity resilience, reliability, security, interdependencies, and policy issues
President Trump Signs Executive Order Securing the United States Bulk-Power SystemLearn More
May 1, 2020
President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order, Securing the United States Bulk-Power System
Department Of Energy Announces $6.7 Million for IoT Integration ResearchLearn More
February 25, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) announced $6.7 million in funding for four university-led research projects
Innovative Tool for Electricity Infrastructure Permitting Expands to CanadaLearn More
December 2, 2019
The toolkit will increase transparency and collaboration among electricity stakeholders and further prioritize electricity resilience and reliability
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Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance DivisionLearn More
Timely, accurate and defensible policy and market analysis is a key ingredient to building and sustaining successful programs at DOE
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
Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components (TRAC) Program