Satellite Imagery + Social Media = A New Way to Spot Emerging Nuclear Threats

A research team is training computers to find and fuse clues from wildly different rivers of digital data.

Forward-Thinking Strategies Can Secure the Power Grid

Owners and operators of our power systems need better ways of knowing what assets they have in their production environments, which have computing capability, and which connect to the internet.

Energy Opens Portal to National Labs Experts, Tech

The Lab Partnership Service website gives private-sector innovators better access to public-sector research and technology.

Banning Software Isn’t the Route to Cybersecurity, Nuclear Security Agency Official Says

The government should be focused on mitigating the danger any software can pose, rather than banning software from China and elsewhere, the NNSA CIO says.

First Modernization Fund Winners Offer Cheat Sheet for Future Pitches

The first three awardees of the Technology Modernization Fund offer a window into the kinds of projects and pitches the board is looking for.

Trump Administration Adds to Top Cyber Ranks

The Senate confirmed a cyber lead at Homeland Security and Trump nominated a government veteran to lead cyber at the Energy Department.

Energy Department Boots Up America's Most Powerful Supercomputer

The Summit runs roughly eight times faster and five times more efficiently than America’s most powerful supercomputer to date.

Puerto Rico’s Power Grid to Get Boost from Energy Department Project

The project was developed to create a resilient energy grid that incorporates different types of power sources.

The Tech Targeted in Trump’s Rescission Request

The $15 billion request would cancel funding for two technology loan programs.

Energy Wants Electric Cars to Charge in 15 Minutes or Less

The department awarded $19 million to 12 different projects focused on faster battery charging.

College Students Battle To Control the Power Grid in Energy Department Challenge

Agency officials hope the competition will draw more young tech talent to the government and energy industry.

Energy Department Offers $1.8 Billion to Dethrone China in Supercomputing

The department plans to develop at least two exascale supercomputers that would be more than 10 times more powerful than today’s reigning supercomputer.

Utilities Are Paying Their Customers to Buy Electric Vehicles

The transport sector may be the only major new source of electricity demand for developed economies.

Nuclear Agency Wants Info on Securing Radioactive Waste from Cyberattacks

The National Nuclear Security Administration is looking for a woman-owned small business to prevent cyberattacks targeting nuclear materials, whether in a facility or in transit.

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.