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Sept. 11, 2023

First Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator Cohort Looks Back and Ahead

Three companies recently completed the inaugural cohort of the Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator (CECA): Sierra Nevada Corporation, Blue Ridge Networks, and Xage Security.

June 28, 2023

Q&A With Clayton Barrows: Breaking Barriers on Road to Resilience

On a road trip 15 years ago, Clayton Barrows passed by NREL and thought out loud about pursuing a meaningful career in power systems modeling at the laboratory. Today he is the group manager of Grid Operations Planning in NREL's Grid Planning and Analysis Center.

May 30, 2023

Delegation From Bangladesh, NREL's Longest-Running USAID Country Partner, Touches Down in Colorado

Visitors from the USAID Bangladesh mission, the longest running country-partner program in the USAID-NREL Partnership, visited NREL's world-class facilities.

April 27, 2023

Q&A With Jen Kurtz: All In on Clean Energy and Social Connection

Jen Kurtz is not only focused on the research side of things at NREL, but she is also highly in tune with the people side and what it takes to support them.

April 18, 2023

NREL and UL Reach Key Milestone in Securing Distributed-Generation Industry

With support from NREL and the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office, UL Solutions has published the Outline of Investigation for a cybersecurity certification standard for distributed energy resources and inverter-based resource devices.

April 11, 2023

Q&A With Danish Saleem: A 'Bottomless Cyber Enthusiast' Works To Secure U.S. Power Grid Against Hackers

Like a blizzard, a hacker could cut off power to millions of Americans—but not if Danish Saleem can help it. In our latest Q&A profile, Saleem explains how he is working to build security into distributed clean energy technologies to protect the country's power grid from the rising threat of cyberattacks.

Feb. 27, 2023

Clean Energy for Healthy Communities: Q&A With Dana-Marie Thomas

NREL researcher Dana-Marie Thomas believes that all communities should have access to clean, affordable, and reliable energy and that energy resilience is essential for promoting health and well-being.

Feb. 27, 2023

Visualizing a Cyber-Secure Future

To strengthen their cyber defenses, six critical infrastructure companies convened for a two-day exercise hosted on Mastercard's cyber range. NREL provided a visualization to make the simulation easier to view for on-the-fly decision-making.

Jan. 30, 2023

Electric Aviation Is Arriving, and Cybersecurity Is High Priority

A new NREL report assesses potential cyber needs for electrifying aviation infrastructure and how key stakeholders like airlines, utilities, equipment suppliers, and regulators may implement a cybersecurity approach.


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