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February 12, 2014
The Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah Nuclear Generating Station. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
An Adaptive, Consent-Based Path to Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Solutions

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz emphasizes nuclear energy's role in a low-carbon future and the agency's commitment to safe storage and disposal.

February 12, 2014
<div class="field field-name-field-map-byline field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div  class="field-item odd">Data courtesy of National Renewable Energy Lab. Chart by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/daniel-wood">Daniel Wood</a>.</div></div></div>
Progress Report: Advancing Solar Energy Across America

Where do we stand in driving down the cost of solar energy technologies?

February 11, 2014
Video: Honoring Science that Matters with the Enrico Fermi Award

Learn more about 2013 Enrico Fermi Award winners Dr. Allen Bard and Dr. Andy Sessler and their contributions to science, technology and human rights.

February 10, 2014
What do you want to know about solar energy? Submit your questions in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A. | Graphic by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>, photo courtesy of NRGEnergy.
#AskEnergy: Live Twitter Q&A on Solar Energy

What do you want to know about solar? Submit your questions on social media in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A.

February 6, 2014
In this 1972 photo, two scientists worked in improved supplied-air suits, which protected workers from toxic environments and protected controlled atmospheric areas from exposure to human emissions. The suits were developed at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant in Tennessee. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Photo of the Week: Air Supply

Check out our favorite energy-related photos!

February 4, 2014
Hexagon Lincoln develops carbon fiber composite fuel tanks that help deliver hydrogen to fleets throughout the country. The company has more than doubled its workforce to accommodate growing demand for the tanks. | Photo courtesy of Hexagon Lincoln
Nebraska Company Expands to Meet Demand for Hydrogen Fuel

Hexagon Lincoln develops carbon fiber composite fuel tanks that help deliver hydrogen to fleets throughout the country. The company has more than doubled its workforce to accommodate growing demand for the tanks.

February 4, 2014
Interview with ARPA-E: The Future of Semiconductors

Learn how next-generation power conversion devices could transform how power is controlled and converted through the grid, increasing reliability and saving energy and money.

February 3, 2014
President Obama Welcomes 2013 Fermi Award Winners to the White House

Today, President Obama and the Energy Department honored two exceptional scientists whose research careers earned them the Fermi Award, one of the nation’s highest honors for scientific achievement.

January 31, 2014
To encourage the growth of women in STEM careers, a group of girls in the eighth grade were invited to learn about career opportunities in science and engineering during the annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at Argonne National Lab. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.
STEM Education: Preparing Students to Succeed

As the President mentioned in his State of the Union address this week, we must prepare students with the skills necessary to succeed in the new economy -- especially skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

January 31, 2014
In this August 2013 photo, Pete Johnson of Gemini Rope Access Solutions rappels down a 3 megawatt Alstom wind turbine, just having finished inspecting the blades above him. The turbine was undergoing testing at NREL's National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, Colorado. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Photo of the Week: Up in the Air

Check out our favorite energy-related photos!