The Office of Electricity provides leadership to ensure that the Nation’s energy delivery system is secure, resilient and reliable. The office includes three divisions – Advanced Grid Research and Development, Energy Resilience and Grid Operations Technology – that work closely with the private and public sectors to make sure the nation’s critical energy infrastructure is able to recover rapidly from disruptions.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced $17.9 million in funding for four research and development projects to scale up American manufacturing of flow battery and long-duration storage systems.
September 23, 2021Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Local Energy Action Program (Communities LEAP).
September 15, 2021Learn More
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm issued the following statement today announcing Tracey A. LeBeau as Administrator and CEO of Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
August 26, 2021Learn More
Four Projects Will Develop and Deploy Technologies to Address the Growing and Severe Threat of Wildfires to the Electric Grid
August 6, 2021Learn More
America is facing an era of rapid change along the entire energy system as we Integrate more renewables and work to move affordable, reliable, and secure electricity to where It Is needed most.
August 18, 2021Learn More
When it comes to solar and wind power, a common question that people ask is, what happens when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining? The answer is in batteries, and other forms of energy storage.
July 8, 2021Learn More
GMLC Report: Research Priorities and Opportunities in United States Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets
A collaboration among 5 research institutions has been established through the U.S. Department of Energy Grid Modernization Lab Consortium to provide technical assistance to the 7 U.S. Independent System Operators and Regional Transmission Organizations.
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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