The Secretary shall carry out programs of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application on distributed energy resources and systems reliability and efficiency, to improve the reliability and efficiency of distributed energy resources and systems, integrating advanced energy technologies with grid connectivity, including activities described in this part. The programs shall address advanced energy technologies and systems and advanced grid reliability technologies.
42 U.S. Code § 16211. Distributed energy and electric energy systems
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(a) In general
(b) Authorization of appropriations
(1) Distributed energy and electric energy systems activitiesThere are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out distributed energy and electric energy systems activities, including activities authorized under this part—
$240,000,000 for fiscal year 2007;
$255,000,000 for fiscal year 2008; and
$273,000,000 for fiscal year 2009.
(c) Micro-cogeneration energy technology
(d) High-voltage transmission lines
 So in original. Probably should be “section”.