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January 13, 2016
President Obama's Final State of the Union - Energy Department Supercut
Watch Energy Highlights from the 2016 State of the Union

Watch the Energy highlights from President Obama's final State of the Union address before Congress on January 12, 2016.

November 3, 2015
Power lines like these make up our nation's power grid -- a critical component of our national critical infrastructure.
National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month: Improving the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Grid

November is National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, and our Office of Electricity (OE) is hard at work safeguarding the power grid.

October 5, 2015
Recovery Act Investment Wraps Up, Delivering Major Benefits to the Nation

The more than 330 Recovery Act-funded projects that the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has been managing over the past five years have been successfully completed, with major improvements to the grid now in place across America. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Energy Department invested more than $31 billion in a wide range of projects nationwide. The DOE investment included $4.5 billion for modernization of the nation’s electric grid. With matching private funding from the electric sector, the investment in grid modernization totaled about $9.5 billion.

September 8, 2015
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through August 31, 2015

Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through August 31, 2015.

August 10, 2015
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through July 31, 2015

Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through July 31, 2015.

July 9, 2015
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through June 30, 2015

Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through June 30, 2015.

April 8, 2015
Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through March 31, 2015

Cumulative Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients, through March 31, 2015.

March 23, 2015
Conference Proceedings Available - The Smart Grid Experience: Applying Results, Reaching Beyond

In October 2014, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) held a conference to assess progress, impacts, benefits, and lessons learned from utility smart grid projects and to exchange information about future challenges and opportunities. The summary of conference proceedings, The Smart Grid Experience: Applying Results, Reaching Beyond, is now available for download. This report summarizes the information presented during the conference and the key points raised during the group discussions that followed the presentation sessions

March 20, 2015
SGDP Report Now Available: Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY (February 2015)

The Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY was awarded to Con Edison in 2009 as part of DOE's Smart Grid Demonstration Project (SGDP) grants funded by the Recovery Act. The objective of the project was to develop and demonstrate methodologies to enhance the ability of customer sited demand response resources, both conventional and renewable, to integrate more effectively with electric delivery companies

March 20, 2015
SGDP Report: Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY (February 2015)

The Interoperability of Demand Response Resources Demonstration in NY was awarded to Con Edison in 2009 as part of DOE's Smart Grid Demonstration Project (SGDP) grants funded by the Recovery Act. The objective of the project was to develop and demonstrate methodologies to enhance the ability of customer sited demand response resources, both conventional and renewable, to integrate more effectively with electric delivery companies.