Trump's grid order blindsides electricity sector
The Energy Department last summer quietly diverted a Denver-bound, Chinese-built grid transformer to search for suspected attack malware — an extraordinary move that would seem to warrant a confidential briefing with top U.S. utility executives.
How DOE labs beat White House to the coronavirus battle
On the last day of January, the White House declared the novel coronavirus a public health emergency. The first U.S. death from the pandemic would not arrive until a week later, and the critical shortages of ventilators and masks were still to come.
Inside DOE's battle against the coronavirus
The Department of Energy is undertaking an unprecedented project to help find a cure for the coronavirus. Agency officials say progress is being made, but the effort is also generating discouragement about the COVID-19 fight.
Trump pulls power grid into U.S.-China battle
President Trump has moved toward a new conflict with China over trade and security with an executive order Friday that seeks to ban foreign equipment that poses an unacceptable security risk to the U.S. power grid.
How coronavirus 'blows holes' in clean energy projects
The coronavirus pandemic is knocking the bottom out of state and city income, threatening clean energy projects on everything from efficiency retrofits to electric vehicle charger build-outs.