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NIST to Establish Windstorm Impact Reduction Advisory Panel

The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to form an advisory panel that will support an inter-agency program that aims to reduce the loss of property and life from windstorms. NIST said Tuesday the National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction will consist of seven to 15 members who possess scientific, architectural and engineering skills and recommend …

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DOE to Back Grid Security Efforts of 2 Industry Groups; Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Comments

The Energy Department will invest up to $15 million in cybersecurity programs of two industry groups that aim to help protect the country’s electric grid infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks. DOE said Tuesday the funds will support grid security efforts at the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. “As our definition …

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NSF, DOE Form Cyber Threat Profiling Working Group

The Energy Department‘s Energy Sciences Network and the National Science Foundation‘s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence have organized a working group tasked to develop a threat profile for open science organizations. ESnet said Wednesday the working group comprises scientists and security professionals from HUBzero, iRods, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, California Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Northwestern …

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DOE to Provide Commercialization Funds for 54 Energy Tech Projects; Lynn Orr Comments

The Energy Department will allocate up to $16 million in funds to support 54 projects that aim to bring new energy management technologies into the marketplace. DOE said Tuesday the winning projects for the first round of funding under its Technology Commercialization Fund involve 52 industry partners at 12 department-backed national laboratories. “Deploying new clean energy technologies is an essential part of our …

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Ernest Moniz: US Holds Talks on Clean Energy Collaborative Efforts With Canada, Mexico

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz met with energy ministers from Canada and Mexico at the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial meetings in San Francisco to discuss the programs launched by the three countries to address climate change. Moniz held the meetings with Jim Carr, Canada’s natural resources minister; and Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, Mexico’s …

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