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March 22, 2016
Energy Department Announces Over $9 Million in Funding for 16 Indian and Alaska Native Community Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Energy Department announced today funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects.

March 18, 2016
U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz and Chinese Atomic Energy Authority Open New Nuclear Security Training Facility

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, accompanied by senior officials from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the Department of Defense, and a host of international VIPs, participated with the China Atomic Energy Authority (CAEA) to commission China’s new nuclear security Center of Excellence (COE).

March 11, 2016
Under Secretary for Science and Energy  Dr. Franklin Orr announces Denver as the host city for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. | Photo courtesy of Ellen Jaskol
Energy Department Announces Denver as Next Location for Solar Decathlon Competition in 2017

Denver wins bid to host next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, in which student teams compete to design, build and operate cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar-powered houses.

March 3, 2016
Statement on Launch of the U.S.-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission Pursuant to the Agreement for Cooperation between the United States and Republic of Korea Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Korea Cho Tae-yul announced the launch of the High Level Bilateral Commission (HLBC).

March 1, 2016
DOE Announces $80 Million in Funding to Increase SuperTruck Efficiency

Funding Opportunity Announcement and three new projects to focus on research, development and demonstration of plug-in electric powertrain technologies.

February 25, 2016
Energy Department Recognizes Orlando Better Buildings Challenge Partners for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Parkway Properties’ One Orlando Centre Demonstrates Innovation, Energy Efficiency Progress

February 24, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy Launches $40 Million Effort to Improve Materials for Clean Energy Solutions

Energy Materials Network will include four initial National Laboratory-led Consortia

February 24, 2016
Mayor Muoio Announces Bigger Energy-Saving Goal and New Efficiency Upgrades

Energy Department Recognizes West Palm Beach’s Green Building Projects

February 19, 2016
Department of Energy Cites Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for Violations Related to Worker Safety and Health and Nuclear Safety

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC (NWP) for violations of DOE worker safety and health and nuclear safety requirements.

February 17, 2016
Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market Partner with the U.S. DOE to Launch Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

Two industry giants “hand over the keys” to each other’s buildings, uncover energy savings