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November 15, 2013
Energy Department Authorizes Additional Volume at Proposed Freeport LNG Facility to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Department of Energy announced the conditional authorization for Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. This is the fifth conditional authorization the Department has announced.

November 14, 2013
U.S.-Russia Twenty-Year Partnership Completes Final Milestone in Converting 20,000 Russian Nuclear Warheads into Fuel for U.S. Electricity

Final Shipment Under 1993 U.S.-Russia HEU Purchase Agreement Leaves Port in St. Petersburg, Russia

November 14, 2013
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million.

November 7, 2013
Energy Department Invests to Drive Down Costs of Carbon Capture, Support Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Pollution

18 Innovative Carbon Capture Projects Will Help Make Fossil Energy Use Cleaner, Safer and More Sustainable as Part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan

November 6, 2013
Milwaukee Showcases Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

National Program to Reduce Energy Use and Save Money

November 6, 2013
Energy Department Invests $12 Million to Slash Red Tape and Speed Solar Deployment for Homes and Businesses

Through Rooftop Solar Challenge , Eight Teams Streamline and Standardize Solar Installation Process to Cut Costs, Save Time

November 4, 2013
Factsheet: Second Meeting of the United States-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

The second meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held on November 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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.