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April 26, 2016
Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance for Self-Sufficiency and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Alaska Communities, and Releases “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska” Report

The Energy Department has announced 13 recipients of Remote Alaska Communities Energy Efficiency (RACEE) technical assistance, and released its “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska” report.

April 26, 2016
Department of Energy Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development

Building on the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy today awarded more than $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students in pursuit of nuclear engineering degrees and other nuclear science and engineering programs relevant to nuclear energy. The awards include 57 undergraduate scholarships and 33 graduate-level fellowships for students at American colleges and universities.

April 14, 2016
Statement on First Meeting of the United States-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission

Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Republic of Korea Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-Yul co-chaired the first meeting of the U.S.-ROK High Level Bilateral Commission in Seoul, South Korea.

April 12, 2016
ARPA-E Announces $60 Million in Funding for Two Innovative New Programs

Programs Aim to Enable Energy Savings for Future Connected and Automated Vehicles and Improve Crop Breeding for Better Plant Carbon Storage

April 6, 2016
Kazakhstan - United States Special Commission on Energy Partnership

On April 6, 2016, the Kazakhstan - United States Energy Partnership Commission held a meeting at the Energy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, co-chaired by Energy Minister K.A. Bosumbayev and Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz.

April 4, 2016
U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement

The New Cooperative Framework will Enhance Energy, Water, and Environmental Security while Advancing Research for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Technologies

March 29, 2016
EPA and DOE Honor 2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department honoring 149 businesses and organizations in 35 states for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

March 25, 2016
Energy Department Announces Participation in Clean Line’s Large-Scale Energy Transmission Project

Plains and Eastern Clean Line Record of Decision Advances Grid Modernization and Renewable Energy Goals

March 25, 2016
Secretary Moniz congratulates Jonathan Pershing on March 25, 2016, Pershing's last day at the Energy Department. | Energy Department Photo.
Congratulations to Jonathan Pershing

We congratulate Jonathan for his appointment as Special Envoy for Climate Change at the Department of State.

March 24, 2016
DOE Releases First Annual National Energy Employment Analysis

Report uses new analytical model to give broad view of America’s energy employment landscape