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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.

April 6, 2015
EPA and DOE Honor 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

April 2, 2015
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations

Secretary Moniz released a statement today regarding the outcome of the P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland.

March 27, 2015
Statement from U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz on Mexico's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

Secretary Moniz welcomes the announcement by the Government of Mexico on new greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

March 26, 2015
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Alcoa to Support Manufacturing of Aluminum for Automotive Sector

As part of the Administration’s effort to support advanced vehicles that are more affordable for Americans to drive, strengthen U.S. leadership in manufacturing advanced vehicle technologies, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased fuel efficiency, the Department of Energy announced a conditional commitment for a $259 million loan to Alcoa Inc. today.

March 24, 2015
Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Five-Year Partnership to Advance Hydropower

Three agencies extend partnership to advance hydropower development for an additional five years.