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Dynamic Partners are Essential for R&D Success
Dynamic Partners are Essential for R&D Success
January 23, 2018
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Advanced Cybersecurity Technologies on Display at Next Week’s DistribuTECH Conference
Advanced Cybersecurity Technologies on Display at Next Week’s DistribuTECH Conference
January 17, 2018
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How the Energy Department is Helping to Restore Power in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
A look at the Energy Department Department's efforts to bring power back to islands devastated by recent hurricanes.
November 22, 2017
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GridEx IV: Government and Industry Exercise Together to Improve the Response to Grid Security Emergencies
Grid Security Exercise – known as GridEx – is designed to test the electricity sector’s ability to respond to grid security emergencies.
November 21, 2017
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Strengthening Community Resilience in New Orleans
An article on the Grid Analysis and Design for Energy and Infrastructure Resiliency for New Orleans project.
November 16, 2017
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Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure from All Hazards
Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure from All Hazards
October 30, 2017
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Pursuing Innovation to Improve the Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Pursuing Innovation to Improve the Security of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
October 26, 2017
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The Role of Information Sharing and Analysis in Protecting the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
The role of information sharing and analysis in protecting the grid from the cyber threat.
October 24, 2017
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Working with Partners to Prepare for and Respond to the Cyber Threat
Partnerships are vital to protecting the Nation's critical energy infrastructure from the cyber threat.
October 20, 2017
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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Time to Stop, Think, and Connect about Protecting Ourselves from the Cyber Threat
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Time to Stop, Think, and Connect about Protecting Ourselves from the Cyber Threat
October 18, 2017
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News

Energy Department Workshop Focuses On Long-Term Plan for Puerto Rico’s Energy Infrastructure
Conversation at the workshop was driven by a dialogue of existing Puerto Rico energy plans, developed by several organizations.
December 14, 2017
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Annou...
Energy Department issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 27, 2017
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Department of Energy Approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Transmission Line Project
Transmission system will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire.
November 16, 2017
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DOE Joins Congressional Delegation During Visit to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Officials visit islands to assess damages and discuss ongoing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
November 9, 2017
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Secretary Perry Urges FERC to Take Swift Action to Address Threats to Grid Resiliency
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry formally proposes that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take swift action to address threats to grid.
September 29, 2017
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Federal Power Line Crews Deploy to U.S. Virgin Islands
DOE, FEMA sending staff to restore island infrastructure
September 18, 2017
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Energy Department Invests Up to $50 Million to Improve the Resilience and Security of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Projects to improve the resilience of the Nation's critical energy infrastructure, including the electric grid and oil and natural gas infrastructure.
September 12, 2017
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Transmission Reliability Program’s 2017 Peer Review Materials Now Available
Transmission Reliability Program’s 2017 Peer Review Materials Now Available
July 10, 2017
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Energy Department Invests $7.5 Million to Improve Electric Grid Reliability and Resiliency
U.S.-India Consortium will advance cutting-edge technologies that promote greater energy independence and economic growth.
June 21, 2017
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Learn More About OE & Electricity

The Department of Energy offers resources and guidance that can help you, when possible, recover power, fuel, and natural gas more quickly.
OE supports a portfolio of technology development and deployment programs that will modernize our Nation's electric delivery system.
Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) seeks to work across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create the modern grid of the future.
The Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) was established as a strategic partnership between DOE and the national laboratories.
Links to OE's Congressional testimony and assorted documents
Frequently asked questions and information about systems, entities, and policy related to electricity in the U.S.
The mission and goal of the Electricity Advisory Committee