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 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 – Advanced Grid Research and Development, Electricity Delivery, and Electricity Delivery Cybersecurity Research and Development.
Biden Administration Launches Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $505 Million Initiative to Boost Deployment and Cut Costs of Increase Long Duration Energy Storage
DOE Seeks Public Input on a New Initiative to Enable the Widespread Availability of More Clean, Affordable, and Reliable Power
May 12, 2022Learn More
The Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a Request for Information seeking public input on the structure of a $2.3 billion formula grant program to strengthen and modernize America’s power grid.
April 27, 2022Learn More
DOE Study Shows Maximizing Capabilities of Existing Transmission Lines through Grid-Enhancing Technologies (GETs) Can Reduce Transmission Investment and Increase Renewable Integration
Techno-economic analysis of New York State shows better use of existing transmission lines can defer costly upgrades and increase the integration of renewable resources.
April 20, 2022Learn More
The Office of Electricity has partnered with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to lead an effort to establish the Center for Alternate Synchronization and Timing (CAST).
March 24, 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
LPO loan guarantees can potentially be used to finance projects that support the Long Duration Storage Shot Summit, which is focused on mapping out strategies to reducing the cost of long duration energy storage by 90% within the decade.
September 23, 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.
July 7, 2021Learn More
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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
Microgrids, which are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously and help mitigate grid disturbances to ...Learn More