DOE Announces US$8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience


The government will fund projects that reduce the risk of cyber incidents disrupting electricity generation, transmission and distribution as well as the production, refining, storage and distribution of oil and natural gas.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an US$8 million investment in innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure. The partnership opportunity is expected to spur the development of next-generation tools and technologies that would reduce the risk of a cyber incident disrupting the energy system, including electricity generation, transmission and distribution as well as the production, refining, storage and distribution of oil and gas. The Office of Cyber security, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER) is providing the opportunity on behalf of the DOE through the Cyber security for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) program.

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Source: T&D World