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Protect Our Power and Institute for Energy and the Environment Partner for a More Secure and Resilient Electric Grid

Within the letter and recognized: Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, Rep. Walberg, McNerney, Rush, and Latta.

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Protect Our Power Lends Support to House Energy & Commerce Committee Grid Efforts

Within the letter and recognized: Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, Rep. Walberg, McNerney, Rush, and Latta.

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Electric Industry Leaders Mroz and Feldman Join Protect Our Power

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 – Two prominent leaders in the U.S. electric industry have joined Protect Our Power, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to expedite efforts toward fortifying the grid against all threats, foreign and domestic.

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New Energy Cybersecurity Office: Positive Step to Protect Electric Grid

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2018 – An important stride to ensure the resiliency of the electric grid in the event of a catastrophic attack has now been taken by the U.S. Department of Energy. President Trump’s 2018 budget includes $96 million to establish the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER).

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House Bill to Protect, Strengthen U.S. Electric Grid is Important First Step

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 – Legislation passed this week by the U.S House of Representatives marks an important step in strengthening the U.S. electric grid, according to Protect Our Power, a national not-for-profit organization focused on ensuring the grid is made more robust and resilient.

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Global Cyberattack Underscores Need to Strengthen U.S. Electric Grid

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 – More than 60 percent of Americans believe the nation’s electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to either cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies, a new poll by Protect Our Power (POP), an organization of renowned experts dedicated to protecting our electric transmission and distribution system, today revealed. Fewer than 9 percent of Americans believe the U.S. government is doing all it should to protect the electric grid from a potential attack.

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Majority of Americans Concerned About Potential Cyber Attacks on Electric Grid

Protect Our Power National Poll: Washington Must Act to Keep Nation’s Electricity Supply Safe

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 – More than 60 percent of Americans believe the nation’s electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to either cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies, a new poll by Protect Our Power (POP), an organization of renowned experts dedicated to protecting our electric transmission and distribution system, today revealed. Fewer than 9 percent of Americans believe the U.S. government is doing all it should to protect the electric grid from a potential attack.

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Expert Panel Urges Development of a Timely Plan to Make Electric Infrastructure More Resilient

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2017 — Protecting the U.S. electric grid must be an urgent priority and collaborative national security initiative, a forum of 20 experts concluded at Protect Our Power’s first advisory panel summit this week.

Protect Our Power, founded in 2016, is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to unite key industry groups, utilities, security experts, government — including military authorities — and public policy influencers to expedite efforts toward fortifying the grid against all threats, foreign and domestic.

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