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April 16, 2014
Power lines carry electricity across Washington State. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
How Synchrophasors are Bringing the Grid into the 21st Century

Learn about synchrophasors and how they are helping grid operators keep power flowing reliably to American homes and businesses.

April 15, 2014
New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

The Energy Department recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York.

April 7, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through March 31, 2014

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through March 31, 2014.

March 14, 2014
Section 406 Renewable Energy and Electric Transmission Loan Guarantee Program under ARRA

A temporary program for rapid deployment of renewable energy and electric power transmission projects.

March 14, 2014
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The full version of the law: "Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes."

March 7, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through February 28, 2014

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through February 28, 2014.

March 6, 2014
Smart Grid Update: Delivering More Reliable and Efficient Power to the Nation’s Capital

Smart grid investments are transforming power delivery in the nation's Capital and nearby states. Ryan Egidi saw this first-hand when he visited Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) last month to mark the recent completion of three Recovery Act-funded Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects.

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 13, 2014
Securing the Nation’s Grid

Our electric grid is undergoing a major transformation, with $4.5 billion in Recovery Act funds being used to help catalyze the adoption of smart technologies and systems designed to increase the electric grid’s flexibility, reliability, efficiency, affordability, and resiliency. Titilayo Ogunyale talked with Tim Conway, Technical Director at the SANS Institute, which provides information security training and security certification, about how organizations can address the challenges of strengthening their own cybersecurity workforces.

February 7, 2014
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through January 31, 2014

Graph of cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through January 31, 2014.