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Budget

  (discretionary dollars in thousands)
  FY 2014 Current Appropriation* FY 2015 Enacted Appropriation FY 2016 
Request
Clean Energy Transmission and Reliability 31,474 34,262 40,000
     Transmission Reliability 17,608 17,424 18,000
     Advanced Modeling Grid Research 9,868 10,648 15,000
     Energy Systems Risk and Predictive Capability 3,998 6,190 7,000
Smart Grid Research and Development 14,125 15,439 30,000
Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems 42,301 45,999 52,000
Energy Storage 14,706 12,000 21,000
Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components 0 0 10,000
National Electricity Delivery 5,997 6,000 7,500
Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration 7,996 6,000 14,000
State Energy Reliability and Assurance Grants 0 0 63,000
     Grants for Electricity Transmission, Storage,
     and Distribution Reliability
0 0 27,500
     Grants for Energy Assurance 0 0 35,500
Program Direction 27,606 27,606 32,600
Subtotal, Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 144,205 147,306 270,100
Rescission of prior year balances 0 -331 0
TOTAL Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 144,205 146,975 270,100
*Funding reflects the transfer of SBIR/STTR to the Office of Science.

OE drives electric grid modernization and resiliency in the energy infrastructure through research, partnerships, facilitation, modeling and analytics, and emergency preparedness. The FY 2016 request reflects the Administration’s priority on modernizing the electric grid and boosting the resilience of infrastructure. The request accelerates ongoing efforts to support the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and emphasizes programs that increase electric grid resilience, including managing risks, increasing system flexibility and robustness, increasing visualization and situational awareness, and deploying advanced control capabilities.

Highlights of the FY 2015 Congressional Budget Request for OE

Highlights of the FY 2014 Congressional Budget Request for OE