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DOE Selects 12 Projects for Energy System Infrastructure Defense Effort; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has allotted $34 million in funds for 12 projects designed to harden systems against attacks in support of Secretary Ernest Moniz’ call for more investments in U.S. energy emergency responses. DOE said Tuesday the funds will go to energy sector organizations through the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability’s Cybersecurity …

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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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Energy Dept Invests $125M in Energy Tech Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has awarded $125 million to support various technology projects intended to help meet the nation’s energy requirements. Universities, small and large businesses, national laboratories and nonprofit organizations will develop energy systems under the department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy OPEN 2015 program, the Energy Department said Monday. “The …

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Bill Evanina: China Fails to Follow Anti-Cyber Theft Pact with US

National Counterintelligence Executive Bill Evanina believes China has failed to follow an agreement with the U.S. government to help counter Chinese cyber attacks against U.S. companies, The Hill reported Thursday. The U.S. counterintelligence operations chief said in a briefing the state of corporate espionage conducted by Chinese hackers has not …

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DOE Unveils $102M in Clean Energy Investments; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has pumped more than $102 million into new initiatives to further the government’s clean energy goals. DOE will allocate $50 million of that investment for solar photovoltaic technology research and marketing efforts, the department said Wednesday. Part of that money will be used also to finance 22 …

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