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June 12, 2013
United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear Cooperation Center in Prague

The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the U.S. Embassy in Prague and the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports to sign an agreement that establishes a joint Civil Nuclear Cooperation Center in Prague

June 11, 2013
Driving for $1.14 Per Gallon

Energy Department Releases State by State “eGallon” Prices to Let Consumers Compare Cost of Fueling With Electricity vs. Gasoline

June 6, 2013
Federal and Industry Partners Issue Challenge to Manufacturers

Wanted: $100 wireless sub meter to help save energy costs in commercial and government buildings

June 4, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investments to Drive Cost-Competitive Next Generation Efficient Lighting

American Innovation in New, More Efficient Lighting will Boost National Competitiveness in Manufacturing

May 31, 2013
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Microwave Ovens to Save Consumers on Energy Bills

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced today that the Energy Department has finalized new energy efficiency standards for microwave ovens that will save consumers nearly $3 billion on their energy bills through 2030.

May 31, 2013
Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

Energy Department-Supported Project Deploys First of its Kind Floating Wind Turbine

May 24, 2013
EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University

15 Student Teams Test Drive Eco-Engineered Vehicles on GM Desert Proving Ground

May 22, 2013
Moniz: Tesla Repayment Shows the Strength of Energy Department’s Overall Loan Portfolio

Tesla Automotive repaid the entire remaining balance on a $465 million loan from the Department of Energy nine years earlier than originally required.

May 22, 2013
Better Buildings Challenge Reports First Year’s Savings; Partners on Track to Meet 2020 Goal

National Leadership Initiative to Make America’s Industrial and Commercial Buildings 20 Percent More Efficient by 2020

May 21, 2013
Dr. Ernest Moniz Sworn in as 13th Secretary of Energy

Dr. Ernest Moniz was sworn in as the nation’s 13th Secretary of Energy by Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman in a ceremony for the Department’s employees.