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Budget

  (discretionary dollars in thousands)
  FY 2015 Enacted Appropriation FY 2016 Enacted Appropriation FY 2017 
Request
Clean Energy Transmission and Reliability 34,262 39,000 30,300
Smart Grid Research and Development 15,439 35,000 30,000
Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems 45,999 62,000 45,500
Energy Storage 12,000 20,500 44,500
Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components 0 5,000 15,000
Grid Institute 0 0 14,000
National Electricity Delivery 6,000 7,500 6,500
State Distribution-Level Reform Program 0 0 15,000
Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration 6,000 9,000 17,500
State Energy Assurance 0 0 15,000
Program Direction 27,606 28,000 29,000
Subtotal, Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 147,306 206,000 262,300
Rescission of prior year balances -331 0 0
TOTAL Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 146,975 206,000 262,300
 

OE drives electric grid modernization and resiliency in the energy infrastructure through research, partnerships, facilitation, modeling and analytics, and emergency preparedness. The FY 2017 request for OE advances Administration and Secretarial priorities to safeguard and enhance the grid to address a range of vulnerabilities, including climate change, cyber threats, and aging infrastructure.  The request plays a pivotal role in supporting the President’s “All of the Above” energy strategy to advance the Nation’s energy, economic, security, and environmental goals: securing the Nation’s grid, ensuring reliable and efficient electricity, promoting and preparing resilient communities, and driving the clean energy revolution.