DOE Announces $34 Million to Improve the Nation's Energy Infrastructure

On October 9, 2015, DOE awarded more than $34 million to the Universities of Arkansas and Illinois to improve the U.S. electric grid and oil and natural gas infrastructure.

On October 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded more than $34 million to the University of Arkansas and the University of Illinois for projects that will improve the protection of the U.S. electric grid and oil and natural gas infrastructure from cyber threats. Under the award, the universities will assemble teams with expertise in power systems engineering and the computer science of cybersecurity to develop new technologies that will help protect energy delivery systems which control the physical processes that result in the delivery of continuous and reliable power. 

For more information, please visit the DOE website.

Date Posted: 10/22/2015