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
EITPIC Awardee Profile: IBT’s Sensor Technology Seeks to Enhance Real-Time Grid Data CollectionLearn More
November 7, 2019
IBT received $25,000 for its proposal to use wafer sensors, with technology used in applications like data storage, to measure electric current.
November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience MonthLearn More
November 1, 2019
The Office of Electricity is focused on increasing the resiliency and reliability of critical energy infrastructure.
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.
Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development GrantsLearn More
July 15, 2019
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund ProjectsLearn More
June 25, 2019
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy CenterLearn More
April 30, 2019
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence ResearchLearn More
April 17, 2019
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
President Trump Signs Executive Order for Resilience Against Electromagnetic PulsesLearn More
March 26, 2019
Executive Order establishes the first ever comprehensive whole-of-government policy to build resilience and protect against electromagnetic pulses.
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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
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