OK, Say Someone Hacks into the US Power Grid. Then What?

A joint research project between the Department of Energy and a geographic analytics company is mapping just how far the repercussions could spread.

Energy Department's Random Number Generator Could Make for Stronger Encryption

Oak Ridge scientists believe they have created a quantum-based device that creates truly random numbers.

If You're Going to Set a Cyber Trap, Don't Do This

The Energy Department's IG found many problems with a planned "gotcha" exercise.

27 Separate Federal Programs Protect the Power Grid

And that's just between the Energy Department, the Homeland Security Department and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Rick Perry Shifts from Energy Dept. Eliminator to Advocate

During his confirmation hearing Thursday, the Energy secretary nominee reversed many of the statements he made during his presidential campaign.

IG: Cyber Weaknesses Persist in Energy Dept.'s Unclassified Systems

The audit found the department's systems are operating at higher than necessary risk.

Video: America's First Offshore Windfarm

Five deepwater wind turbines are going to create a lot of energy.

Congress Flexes Muscle on FITARA

"We are going to stick with this,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., who promised a bipartisan effort to ensure FITARA is carried out successfully.

The People Who Built the Atomic Bomb

A new website assembles thousands of biographies and oral histories from the Manhattan Project.

Federal Government Takes a Bet on Quantum Computing with New D-Wave Purchase

The Los Alamos National Laboratory is buying a "quantum computer," in part to figure out how to use it.