The Department of Energy (“DOE”), Office of Electricity, recently issued a Request for Information (“RFI”), seeking comments regarding cost-effective ways to make oil and natural gas infrastructure systems more resilient against severe weather events primarily, as well as cyber and physical threats.

Relevant infrastructures include oil and natural gas companies, pipeline operators, fuel distribution and

In case you missed the first one, it’s back! Apps for Energy II runs through March 2014. DOE is inviting participants to use featured Department of Energy data, standards and ideas to develop apps that solve real world energy problems — for the chance to win cash and other prizes.

Participants can develop apps on

With recent cybersecurity breaches at large retailers, it’s easy to forget about the most basic and still threatening issue of physical security. That is why I am pleased to report the Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC)

The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (“DOE OE”), in coordination with the Federal Smart Grid Task Force, will convene its third meeting in the Voluntary Code of Conduct (“VCC”) process on November 22, 2013. Developed in response to the DOE OE-hosted Smart Grid Privacy Workshop and White House report



The EBA Demand-Side Resources and Smart Grid Committee present:
The FCC and State Regulators Discuss Radio Frequency and Smart Meters.

November 7, 2013
12:30 noon – 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
2300 N St., N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037

Radio frequency (“RF”) is one of the main reasons customers

Utilities service territories are unique in many ways, including geography and culture. Despite the differences, there are benefits gained from studying the experiences of peers. Voices of Experience|Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement provides practical advice from utilities that have implemented smart grid projects to educate and engage their customers. It’s an effort to capture the

Microgrids play an important role in the development of a smarter electric grid and present security and safety challenges which must be addressed. Ever wanted to attend the National Defense University? On June 18, 2013, the Department of Energy and the National Defense University will co-host the Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and

Got plans for the summer? Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dartmouth College, Cornell University, the University of California at Davis and Washington State University are addressing the challenge of how to protect the nation’s power grid by improving the way the power grid infrastructure is built, making it more secure, reliable and