A secure and resilient power grid is vital to national security, economic security, and the services Americans rely upon. Working closely with industry and other stakeholders, the Office of Electricity leads the Department’s efforts to ensure that the Nation’s electricity delivery system is secure and resilient to disruptions. These efforts will strengthen, transform, and improve electricity infrastructure so consumers have access to resilient, secure, and clean sources of energy.
The latest Energy Storage Innovations Prize seeks next-generation energy storage solutions to accelerate grid decarbonization.
October 17, 2022Learn More
This year’s summit will focus on new strategic efforts for energy storage advancement and progress in meeting the Long Duration Storage Shot goals.
September 16, 2022Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy is issuing a lab call to develop the Rapid Operational Validation Initiative (ROVI), which will address critical gaps in data needs to evaluate energy storage.
September 1, 2022Learn More
DOE announced the new members of the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC), an important component of DOE’s strategy to improve its research, development, and demonstration portfolio and program activities.
August 31, 2022Learn More
The Office of Electricity is supporting four small business projects focused on advanced protective relaying and energy storage power conversion.
July 19, 2022Learn More
Technology Commercialization Fund Provides Over $18 Million to Streamline Commercialization of Clean Energy Technologies
The Office of Electricity announced $18.4 million in grants through the Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) for seven national laboratory projects with the goal of getting more clean energy technology to the marketplace.
July 14, 2022Learn More
Join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) project team conducting the Puerto Rico Grid Resilience and Transition to 100% Renewable Energy Study (PR100).
July 14, 2022Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Electricity (OE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are requesting feedback on the structure of the next American-Made Challenge.
July 12, 2022Learn More
Long-Duration Energy Earthshot and the Grid Storage Launchpad featured at COP 27 by Secretary Granholm
Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm held a panel discussion showcasing the DOE Energy Earthshots at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties (COP) 27, in Egypt.
December 5, 2022Learn More
The White House is launching a Call to Action that asks utilities and outage data companies to voluntarily share their data with the Outage Data Initiative Nationwide.
November 22, 2022Learn More
Two years after DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided a model of nearly every building in America, commercial partners are using the tool to design energy-efficient buildings and cities and link energy efficiency to real estate value and risk.
September 26, 2022Learn More
How President Biden’s FY 23 Budget Request Will Help Strengthen, Transform, and Improve Electricity Delivery Infrastructure
The Department of Energy’s FY 2023 Congressional Budget request includes $297.4 million for the Office of Electricity (OE) which will support efforts to develop new technologies to strengthen, transform, and improve electricity delivery infrastructure.
May 19, 2022Learn More
In celebration of Entrepreneurship Week, February 12 through February 19, the Office of Electricity (OE) is highlighting Brains4Drones, a woman-owned small business operating out of Plano, Texas.
February 18, 2022Learn More
Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) is invested in development of superconductors to improve the grid and make it more reliable and efficient.
December 1, 2021Learn More
As increasingly severe storms threaten our critical electric infrastructure across the nation, investing in transformer infrastructure upgrades are vital to improve the resilience of the grid.
October 29, 2021Learn More
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Microgrids, which are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously and help mitigate grid disturbances to ...Learn More
The mission of the Electricity Delivery Cybersecurity Research and Development Division is to strengthen electricity infrastructure against cyber-related threats and mitigate vulnerabilities aligned with OE’s R&D programs.Learn More