June 15, 2024

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The White House
White House Launches Initiative with 21 States on Grid Modernization
States participating in the Federal-State Modern Grid Deployment Initiative have committed to supporting the adoption of advanced grid solutions that expand capacity and add capabilities to existing and new transmission and distribution lines.
Senate ENR Committee
Senate Energy Subcommittee Examines Cybersecurity Shortfalls at Dams
Most of the U.S.’ dams lack adequate cybersecurity protections, and FERC’s resources are too limited to develop them, senators heard in committee.
Senate ENR Committee
Senate Energy Committee Examines State of Advanced Nuclear Reactors
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday looked into the state of advanced nuclear reactors just weeks after NuScale Power and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems terminated a once promising pilot project.
House Energy and Commerce Committee
House Hearing Examines State of the Nuclear Power Industry
A House Energy & Commerce subcommittee heard testimony on the state of the nuclear industry as its members start work on a bill to deploy new advanced reactors.
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Need for Nuclear, Grid Reliability Top Fed Officials’ Concerns
Officials from the departments of Energy and Defense expressed their concerns about the growing threats to the grid at a D.C. forum.
Energy Vault
DOE Targets 90% Cut in Cost of Long-duration Storage
A new initiative at DOE's national labs will use AI and machine learning to cut the time long-duration storage technologies will need to reach commercial scale.
Idaho National Laboratory
Overheard at the USEA Advanced Energy Technology Forum
A key theme at the USEA forum was the push toward developing no- and low-carbon technologies that have applications beyond energy generation.
Protecting Grid Data Vital in Age of DERs, Regulators Warn
Panelists at NARUC's policy summit discussed how to gather enough data to keep distributed energy resources running while respecting customers' privacy.
Hydrogen May Hold Key Role in Deep Decarbonization, EPRI Panel Says
Panelists talked hydrogen at an Electric Power Research Institute forum session on bridging the gaps in a net-zero energy system.

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