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March 4, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Request Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability’s FY 2015 Budget Request is now available. The FY 2015 Request supports the Administration's all-of-the-above strategy and emphasizes priorities that increase electric grid resilience, including managing risks, increasing system flexibility and robustness, increasing visualization and situational awareness, and deploying advanced control capabilities.

February 28, 2014
Smart Meter Investments Yield Positive Results in Maine

Central Maine Power’s (CMP) SGIG project has produced innovations in customer services, improvements in business operations, and lessons‐learned that will be used for guiding future smart grid projects. Because of the positive results so far, CMP is planning follow‐on smart grid investments.

February 26, 2014
March and April PSERC Webinars on CERTS Research

The Power System Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free, public webinar series based on past and ongoing research coordinated by the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) with funding provided by the Department of Energy. The webinars began in January and will run through April 2014; March and April and February information is now available.

February 12, 2014
Energy Department Broadens Public-Private Initiative to Help More Organizations Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Capabilities

The Department of Energy announces new versions of the Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2), which help organizations assess their own cybersecurity capabilities and identify steps to help strengthen their defenses.

February 12, 2014
U.S. Utility-Scale Solar 60 Percent Towards Cost-Competition Goal

Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Support U.S. Solar Manufacturing

February 7, 2014
Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

New Advanced Microgrids Will Help Communities Bolster Their Resiliency and Become More Adaptive as the Climate Changes

February 4, 2014
OE Releases "Transmission Constraints and Congestion in the Western and Eastern Interconnections, 2009-2012"

The "Transmission Constraints and Congestion in the Western and Eastern Interconnections, 2009-2012" document, which is now available for downloading, is a compilation of publicly-available data on transmission constraints and congestion for the period 2009 through 2012.

January 16, 2014
Energy Department Launches Competition to Encourage the Creation of Innovative Energy Apps Built with Open Data

Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge to Include Events in Four Cities

January 13, 2014
January and February PSERC Webinars on CERTS Research

The Power System Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free, public webinar series based on past and ongoing research coordinated by the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) with funding provided by the Department of Energy. The webinars will run through April 2014; January and February information is now available.

January 10, 2014
January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage Strategy

The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) will hold a teleconference meeting on January 24, 2014 at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the National Grid Energy Storage Strategy document drafted by the EAC's Energy Storage subcommittee.