Rural & Municipal Utility Cybersecurity Program: Advanced Cypersecurity Technology Prize

Gunnar Tande, Cynthia Hsu, Fania Barwick

Research output: NRELPresentation


The ACT 1 Prize is a competitive funding and technical assistance opportunity available to electric cooperative, municipal, and small investor-owned utilities. The prize will support eligible utilities in making critical investments to improve their cybersecurity posture. This is the second of two required workshops for Commitment Phase 1 applicants. This workshop will provide an overview of the submission requirements for Planning Phase 2 and Implementation Phase 3 of the Advanced Cybersecurity Technology (ACT) 1 Prize and will explain how to access and use the Utility Service Territory Reports, how the technical assistance process works, how to access the 40126 Cybersecurity Plan, and the difference between the 40126 Cybersecurity Plan and the Cybersecurity Roadmap to be developed during the Prize.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages45
StatePublished - 2023

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-6A50-87772


  • American-Made
  • cybersecurity
  • electric cooperative
  • municipal utility
  • prize
  • rural utility
  • utility


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