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Quick Links to A Sampling of OE’s Work

Quick Links to A Sampling of OE’s Work

OE drives electric grid modernization and resiliency in the energy infrastructure. OE leads the Department of Energy’s efforts to ensure a resilient, reliable, and flexible electricity system. OE accomplishes this mission through research, partnerships, facilitation, modeling and analytics, and emergency preparedness. Reports, fact sheets, case studies, and other materials describing OE’s activities are available via the links below and across OE’s website and on

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program – Progress Report II (October 2013)

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program – Economic Impact Report (April 2013)

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program – Impact Reports (December 2012)

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program – Case studies

Energy Department Awards Nearly $7 Million for Research to Reduce Costs of Electric Vehicle Chargers (December 2011)

Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid (February 2014)

Energy Department Partners with State of New Jersey to Study Ways to Improve the Reliability of New Jersey’s Transit System in Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy (August 2013)

Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One – How the CERTS Microgrid Evolved from Concept to Practice

DOE Launches the American Energy Data Challenge (November 2013)

Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report (December 2013)

Energy storage fact sheets (October 2012)

Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program

FOA for Pre-Commercial Synchrophasor Research and Demonstration (September 2013)

Awards for Synchrophasor Engineering Education Program (May 2013)

Synchrophasor Technologies and their Deployment in the Recovery Act Smart Grid Programs (August 2013)

Energy Department Broadens Public-Private Initiative to Help More Organizations Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Capabilities (February 2014)

Integrating Electricity Subsector Failure Scenarios into a Risk Assessment Methodology (December 2013)

Energy Department Announces New Investments of Over $30 Million to Better Protect the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack (September 2013)

Energy Department Launches Public-Private Initiative to Help Oil and Natural Gas Industry Strengthen Its Cybersecurity Capabilities (June 2013)

Energy Department Develops Tool with Industry to Help Utilities Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Capabilities (June 2012)

Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2) Program

Cybersecurity Risk Management Process (RMP)

Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS)

Roadmap to Achieve Energy Delivery Systems Cybersecurity (2011)

Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience (March 2013)

Energy Department Partners with State, City and Industry Stakeholders to Help Hoboken Region Improve Its Electric Grid in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (June 2013)

Overview of Response to Hurricane Sandy-Nor'Easter and Recommendations for Improvement (February 2013)

Comparing the Impacts of Northeast Hurricanes on Energy Infrastructure (April 2013)

Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages Report (August 2013)

Assessment of the Adequacy of Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity in the Northeast United States (November 2013)

Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly  

Emergency situation reports

Energy Assurance Daily

Energy Assurance Planning Bulletin

Year-in-Review: 2012 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions (July 2013)

2012 National Energy Assurance Planning Conference After-Action Report (August 2012)