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December 13, 2015
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Statement on Conclusion of COP21 Climate Negotiations

Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz released the following statement regarding the conclusion of the COP21 climate change negotiations:

“This agreement shows that the world is ready to move towards an innovative era of reductions in heat-trapping emissions that will put us on a path to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the entire U.S. negotiating team showed leadership, not just at these talks in Paris, but for the months and years of groundwork that was necessary to reach this day.

December 11, 2015
Dr. Cherry Murray Confirmed as Director of the Office of Science

Dr. Cherry Murray confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, December 10, 2015 as Director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

December 11, 2015
Department of Energy Announces 12 New Projects to Accelerate Technologies that Improve the Efficiency and Reliability of the U.S. Electric Grid

ARPA-E Awards $33 Million to Fund Innovative Technologies for Real-time Management of the Electric Grid

December 9, 2015
Energy Secretary Moniz, EPA Administrator McCarthy and World Bank President Kim to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and the President of the World Bank Group Dr. Jim Yong Kim will serve as keynote speakers for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit, which will be held from Feb. 29 – March 2, 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

December 8, 2015
Secretary Moniz Announces San Francisco as Site of Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

At COP21 Event with CA Gov. Brown, Moniz Says CEM7 will Convene Energy Ministers from 23 Countries in June 2016 to Advance Clean Energy Technologies to Combat Climate Change

November 23, 2015
Secretary Moniz Awards $125 Million for 41 Transformational Energy Technology Projects Ahead of COP21 in Paris

ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 Program selects innovative energy technologies to advance US energy security and help achieve climate goals.

November 23, 2015
Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

U.S. Department of Energy and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources announce $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development Energy program.

November 20, 2015
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.  The awards were presented at a gala reception in Las Vegas on the evening of Friday, November 13th

November 13, 2015
<a href="/node/1382076">2015 Revolution…Now report </a> details the state of several clean energy technologies in the U.S. that provide technology solutions to climate change.  | National Renewable Energy Laboratory photo
Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

November 10, 2015
Interior and Energy Departments Formally Establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Departments sign agreement to preserve and protect historical sites that led to the creation of the atomic bombs that helped end WWII.