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.
EITPIC Awardee Profile: The University of Houston Investigates Resilient Grid StrategiesLearn More
February 18, 2020
The University of Houston received $70,000 for proposals to enhance energy management systems and reduce computational complexity.
EITPIC Awardee Profile: George Washington University Strengthens the Grid with Smart Measurement UnitsLearn More
December 19, 2019
George Washington University received $50,000 for its proposal to develop a smart unit to measure and interpret phasor unit data.
EITPIC Awardee Profile: Washington State University Streamlines the GridLearn More
December 18, 2019
Washington State University received $25,000 for its proposal to develop an user interface to increase data analytics quality for the utility sector.
EITPIC Awardee Profile: SCE Boosts Cybersecurity with Virtual Substation ComponentsLearn More
November 15, 2019
SCE received $100,000 for its proposal to virtualize components of electric grid substations and operate them using a human machine interface
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
Department of Energy Announces $80 Million For New Grid Modernization Lab Call ProjectsLearn More
November 6, 2019
Today, DOE announced the results of the 2019 Grid Modernization Lab Call with funding of approximately $80 Million over three years.
Assistant Secretary Walker on Regulatory Reforms to Public Utility Regulatory Policies ActLearn More
September 19, 2019
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker, Office of Electricity. makes statement on new regulatory reforms.
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.
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Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance DivisionLearn More
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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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