Department of Energy

Here’s one step the Energy Department could execute to help insure grid resilience

The stability of the nation’s electrical grid depends in part on large power transformers. The size of small houses, these transformers are in short supply…

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(Maria B. Barnes/NSF)National Science Foundation HQ with Metro passing by

How the National Science Foundation is dealing with a big budget increase

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Photo by Gigi SchummAnn Dunkin, CIO at EPA.

A checkup on cybersecurity with Energy Department CIO Ann Dunkin

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Uniformed and civilian cyber and military intelligence specialists monitor Army networks in the Cyber Mission Unit’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Michael L. Lewis)

Army’s $15M TMF award bolsters new strategy for securing operational technology

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Energy DepartmentOak Ridge National Laboratory

A national laboratory comes up with a new version of a very basic metal

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FILE - A sign is displayed outside the Internal Revenue Service building May 4, 2021, in Washington.  On Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming an online job ad shows that all new employees that the IRS intends to hire after a funding boost in the Inflation Reduction Act will be required to carry a firearm and use deadly force if necessary.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

There’s no 2023 budget, but lots of new money is flowing into at least some federal agencies

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A busy week for Congress with a Chips Bill that keeps growing

The Senate will continue debating the Chips Bill this week. Find out more about that and other important happenings on Capitol Hill, Tom Temin talked with…

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A federally-backed effort to improve cybersecurity of US manufacturing

The more compute-intensive manufacturing becomes, the more companies and their factories need cybersecurity protection. Now a new cyber roadmap is out…

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Energy Department takes the title owning the fastest computer in the world

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Lab is home to the world’s fastest supercomputer.

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