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Energy Department Demos Inter-Lab Power Grid Simulations

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The Idaho National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the Energy Department have completed testing the capability to link virtual power grids between two labs in real time. NREL said Monday the fusion of two Real-Time Digital Simulators through the Internet resulted in grid simulation that allowed the hardware and software in …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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Georgia Tech Awarded DOE Smart Grid Security Project

A consortium led by the Georgia Tech Research Institute has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Energy Department to develop, validate and demonstrate a tool for detecting cyber attacks in utility and power grid systems. The institute’s Cyber Technology and Information Systems Laboratory will work on the project …

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Ernest Moniz OKs Energy Dept Mgmt Restructuring Plan

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has approved a request to modify the agency’s management structure and reassign responsibilities of three undersecretary offices, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Melissa Dawkins writes the department established the Office of the Undersecretary for Science and Energy and consolidated that organization under the science undersecretary. DOE …

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