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March 31, 2014
Deputy Secretary Poneman joins with officials from South Africa’s energy sector to cut the ribbon at POWER-GEN Africa 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Building Strong, Sustainable Energy Partnerships with Africa

Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman recently visited South Africa and Mozambique, highlighting the need for strong partnerships to ensure a sustainable energy future for both the U.S. and Africa.

October 26, 2013
VIDEO: Secretary Moniz on Meeting U.S. Energy Security Policy Challenges

Watch Secretary Moniz discuss the resonance of the 1973 oil embargo, where we’ve come since then and what the Energy Department is doing to address key policy challenges in the path ahead.

September 26, 2013
The hallmark of the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium was the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) awards ceremony, recognizing six women for their leadership and mentorship in clean energy fields. C3E award recipients (left to right): Kristen Graf, Kirstin Gunderson, Milo Werner, Rebecca Stanfield, Maxine Savitz (C3E 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient), Erica Mackie. Not pictured: Katherine Lucey. | Photo by Justin Knight.
SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Thought-leaders from across the country convened in Boston last week. Their goal: Find strategic ways to substantially increase women's participation in the clean energy sector.

September 19, 2013
A Clean Energy Revolution -- Now

Critics often say America's clean energy future will “always be five years away.” For four key clean energy technologies, that clean energy future has already arrived.

August 27, 2013
VIDEO: Moniz Talks Energy and Climate Policy

Catch the Secretary's speech from Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, where he spoke about the need for strong, common-sense policies that will minimize the risks of a changing climate.

August 21, 2013
#ActOnClimate: Secretary Moniz's First Three Months

It's been three months since Secretary Moniz took office. Learn how he's been a leader on climate change since Day One.

July 19, 2013
Yesterday, representatives from the Energy Department, the European Commission and Argonne National Lab celebrated the launch of the Electric Vehicle-Smart Grid Interoperability Center. From left to right: Mr. Giovanni De Santi, Director of the JRC Institute for energy and transport (IET); Mr. Dominique Ristori, Director-General of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC); Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, DOE Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe, Asia and the Americas; Dr. Eric Isaacs, Director of Argonne National Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Lab.
Energy Department Partners with EU on Electric Vehicle and Smart Grid Coordination

As electric vehicle sales continue to grow, vehicles, charging stations and communication systems will need to work in unison with the electric grid. Learn what the Energy Department is doing to ensure this happens.

May 21, 2013
Energy Secretary Moniz Promises to Focus on Energy Efficiency

During his first public speech, Secretary Moniz says he will have a strong focus on energy efficiency.

June 28, 2012
Energy Department and French Commission on Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Sign New Research and Development Agreement

Washington, D.C. – On June 19, 2012, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Dr. Bernard Bigot, Chairman of France’s Commission on Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies (CEA), signed an agreement to help facilitate research and development (R&D) cooperation. The Agreement on Cooperation in Low-Carbon Energy Technologies will focus on a spectrum of advanced technologies in the fields of civil-nuclear energy, basic science, environmental management, renewable energy and energy management systems.

June 27, 2012
Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart.
Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy

"My supervisors asked what I’d like to do next, and when I answered, 'something that makes a difference in the world,' they suggested energy."