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November 1, 2013
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Regarding Fukushima

On Friday, I made my first visit to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. It is stunning that one can see firsthand the destructive force of the tsunami even more than two and a half years after the tragic events

November 1, 2013
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Regarding President Obama’s Executive Order on Climate Preparedness

The recent anniversary of Superstorm Sandy serves as a stark reminder of how disruptions to our nation’s critical infrastructure have far-reaching economic, health, safety and security impacts.

October 31, 2013
Sacramento Utility to Launch Concentrating Solar Power-Natural Gas Project

Innovative Hybrid Technology to Deploy Cost-Competitive, Clean Energy and Improve Plant Efficiency

October 22, 2013
Energy Department Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power

Building on President Obama’s broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development.

October 21, 2013
FACT SHEET: Energy Department Actions to Deploy Combined Heat and Power, Boost Industrial Efficiency

Underscoring President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut harmful emissions and double energy efficiency, the Energy Department is taking action to develop the next generation of combined heat and power (CHP) technology.

October 17, 2013
Bradley Crowell Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

Bradley Crowell was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 as the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs.

September 30, 2013
Energy Department to Award $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced a proposed $100 million in FY2014 funding for Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy.

September 27, 2013
Statement by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the IPCC Report

I believe that the report is a watershed; we have clear evidence from our climate scientists that global warming is happening and that we as humans are playing a critical role, which is the underpinning of the President's Climate Action Plan.

September 26, 2013
Energy Department Announces Funding to Provide Better Visibility into the Health of the Nation’s Electric Grid

New Tools Will Help Utilities Track and Respond to Changing Grid Conditions More Effectively

September 25, 2013
New Energy Dept., Berkeley Lab Report on Energy Service Company Industry Growth

Report Details Market Size and Industry Trends in Energy Savings Performance-Based Contracting