Letter from Maryland Governor O'Malley providing Secretary Chu with the assurances needed so that Recovery Act funds can be made available. These assurances are required by Section 410 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy
Reliability (OE) is conducting research and development (R&D) on next-generation
electricity delivery equipment including fault current limiters (FCLs). Prototype FCL
devices are undergoing testing with the aim of market-ready devices making their debut
in the transmission and distribution (T&D) system in the next five years. As these
devices move through the research, development, and demonstration process, there