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June 18, 2015
Department of Energy Announces 18 New Projects to Accelerate Technologies for Efficient Residential Combined Heat and Power Generation and Bioenergy Crop Development

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $55 million in funding for 18 innovative projects as part of ARPA-E’s two newest programs: GENerators for Small Electrical and Thermal Systems (GENSETS) and Transportation Energy Resources from Renewable Agriculture (TERRA).

June 18, 2015
U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz’ Statement on Papal Encyclical on Climate Change

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz issues statement on Pope Francis' call to action on climate change.

June 17, 2015
Department of Energy Cites UT-Battelle, LLC, for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations

Energy Department issues a Preliminary Notice of Violation to UT-Battelle, LLC, (UTB) for violations of worker safety and health requirements.

June 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces New Initiatives as Part of Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Summit

Announcing several new initiatives, including the Clean Energy Impact Investment Center, to help spur the next generation of clean energy innovation as part of the Clean Energy Investment Summit.

June 8, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Denver Area Partners for Housing and Building Efficiency

As a part of the Administration’s effort to help cut energy waste, the Energy Department and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will recognize the Denver Housing Authority and the cities of Denver and Arvada, Colorado today for their leadership in the Better Buildings Challenge.

June 8, 2015
President Obama Names Scientists Pellegrini and Shank as 2014 Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

President Obama named the 2014 winners of the Enrico Fermi Award.

June 8, 2015
Secretary Moniz Announces the Launch of New Veterans’ Utility Industry Transition Effort

Today U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the creation of the Utility Industry Workforce Initiative, a partnership between the Departments of Energy, Labor, Defense, and Veterans Affairs and five utility trade associations to recruit and train service members, veterans and military spouses to qualify for high-skilled jobs in the utility industry.

June 8, 2015
Energy Department and Edison Electric Institute Sign Agreement to Advance Electric Vehicle Technologies

Today Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Edison Electric Institute, strengthening collaborative action to accelerate plug-in electric vehicle and charging infrastructure deployment.

June 5, 2015
Energy Department Invests $60 Million to Advance Nuclear Technology

The Department of Energy announces $60 million in awards for 68 nuclear projects across the country.

June 5, 2015
The Ohio State University Wins Year One of North American EcoCAR 3 Competition – Defending Their EcoCAR 2 Title

Four-year collegiate engineering program gives students the chance to design, build, and demonstrate cutting-edge, eco-friendly automotive technologies in the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.