Cybersecurity for the Energy Sector Research, Development, and Demonstration Program

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$250,000,000.00
Bureau Name Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement /Contract / Lab Calls
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement /Contract / Lab Calls

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Utilities, National Labs, Manufacturers and Vendors
Program Description To support development and deployment of advanced cyber applications, technologies, and threat collaboration efforts with the U.S. energy sector.
Eligible Uses Eligible uses include -- (A) to develop advanced cybersecurity applications and technologies for the energy sector; (B) to leverage electric grid architecture as a means to assess risks to the energy sector, including by implementing an all-hazards approach to communications infrastructure, control systems architecture, and power systems architecture; (C) to perform pilot demonstration projects with the energy sector to gain experience with new technologies; (D) to develop workforce development curricula for energy sector-related cybersecurity; and (E) to develop improved supply chain concepts for secure design of emerging digital components and power electronics. link
Statutory Location 40125