Resilient grid.

The U.S. Energy Department releases $3.5 billion to boost resiliency of the nation's electric grid & to add more than 35 gigawatts of clean energy across 44 states, CNBC reports.

With an increase in climate-fueled weather conditions, these funds are essential for weather proofing the grid and upgrading it to handle additional energy sources.

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent