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December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investment in Innovative Small Modular Reactor

The Energy Department tannounced an award to NuScale Power LLC to support a new project to design, certify and help commercialize innovative small modular reactors in the United States.

December 12, 2013
Department of Energy Releases $8 Billion Solicitation for Advanced Fossil Energy Projects

The Energy Department published a solicitation today, making up to $8 billion in loan guarantee authority available to support innovative advanced fossil energy projects that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

Detailed Discussion of Benefits, Challenges, and Next Steps for Wider Adoption onto the Nation’s Electric Grid

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Domestic Manufacturing Projects to Support Renewable Energy Generation as well as Boost Building and Vehicle Efficiency

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Invests $13 Million to Drive Innovative U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Supports Broader Efforts to Increase American Clean Energy Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 10, 2013
Under U.S.-Russia Partnership, Final Shipment of Fuel Converted From 20,000 Russian Nuclear Warheads Arrives in United States and Will Be Used for U.S. Electricity

Last Delivery Arrived in Baltimore, MD, Under Landmark 1993 U.S.-Russia HEU Purchase Agreement; U.S. and Russia Pledge to Future Nuclear Nonproliferation Collaboration

December 10, 2013
Joint Statement on Future U.S.-Russia Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation Collaboration Following Russian Delegation Visit to the United States

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and State Corporation for Nuclear Energy Director General Sergey Kirienko held talks in Washington, D.C., about the future of U.S.-Russia collaborative work in the nuclear energy field.

December 3, 2013
EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide.

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings

November 26, 2013
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors.