Tag: US power grid

News and Policies, U.S.

Is Puerto Rico Providing a Blueprint to Reinvent the Overall US Power Grid?

March 18, 2019

Via: Forbes

In the past, government support for microgrids has been fragmented, often hodge-podge collections of regulations, standards, and public policy. With the extreme weather events hitting the US over the past 8 years, states—as well as Puerto Rico—have enacted new programs […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Energy Department announces $15 million to boost security of US power grid

July 14, 2016

Via: American Energy News

US Deputy Energy Department Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall has announced new funding to strengthen and protect  the nation’s electric grid from cyber and physical attacks. The Energy Department will provide up to $15 million, subject to congressional appropriations, to support efforts by […]