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April 30, 2015
Energy Department Extends Deadline to Apply for START Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance to May 22, 2015

Program provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

April 30, 2015
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and U.S Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Announce Settlement on Nuclear Waste Incidents

Press Release on the Department of Energy and the State of New Mexico's agreement to projects for safer roads, improved water infrastructure and enhanced emergency response.

April 28, 2015
Energy Department to Provide $75 Million for ‘Fuels from Sunlight’ Hub

Press release announcing the $75 million renewal of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP).

April 27, 2015
Energy Department Announces Project Selections in First Phase of Cutting-Edge Enhanced Geothermal Systems Effort

Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy could unlock access to a domestic, geographically diverse and carbon-free source of clean energy.

April 27, 2015
Energy Department Issues New Report, Highlights the Success and Potential of American Hydropower

First report of its kind quantifies the current size, scope and variability of our nation’s hydropower supplies.

April 22, 2015
In Milestone, Energy Department Projects Safely and Permanently Store 10 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide

Carbon Capture and Storage projects supported by the Department reached a milestone of 10 million tons of carbon dioxide.

April 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development

Department of Energy awards more than $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing nuclear engineering degrees and other nuclear science and engineering programs relevant to nuclear energy.

April 15, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes San Antonio Area Partners for Advancing Energy Efficiency

As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department will recognize San Antonio area partners today for their leadership in advancing energy efficiency. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) and Macy’s have committed to reducing their energy use by 20 percent across their entire respective building portfolios by 2020.

April 14, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Fort Worth for Leadership in Advancing Energy Efficiency

As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department will acknowledge the city of Fort Worth today for its leadership in advancing energy efficiency.

April 9, 2015
U.S. Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next- Generation Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory

Under Secretary for Science and Energy Orr Announces Next Steps in Pursuit of Exascale Supercomputing to Accelerate Major Scientific Discoveries and Engineering Breakthroughs.