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March 5, 2014
Visitors to EM's booth at the annual Waste Management Symposia international conference participate in demonstrations of the new timeline.
EM Launches First-Ever Interactive Timeline on Cleanup’s History

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of its 25th anniversary, EM launched a new timeline this week that offers stakeholders and other members of the public a first-of-a-kind opportunity to view the nuclear cleanup program’s achievements and related Cold War history in an interactive online platform.

February 28, 2014
Dale Linkous carries pizza out of the walk-in freezer in the kitchen at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. The Energy Department <a href="">announced new energy efficiency standards</a> for commercial freezers and refrigerators. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
6 Energy Saving Tips for Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers

To help businesses save energy and money, the Energy Department today announced new standards aimed at making commercial refrigerators and freezers. Here are just a few more tips to increase the energy efficiency of these appliances.

February 27, 2014
Track Bioenergy Legislation with New Web Tool

To help the public, industry, and decision makers quickly and easily find legislation related to the production and use of biofuels, the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office recently launched the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF) Legislative Library.

February 26, 2014
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz highlighted the importance of clean energy technologies to the global transition to a low-carbon future. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.
Day 3 at the 2014 ARPA-E Innovation Summit

As the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit came to a close, energy leaders focus on bringing ideas from the lab to the market.

February 26, 2014
Pete Johnson inspects the blades of a wind turbine at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, Colorado. Advanced fiber-reinforced polymer composite materials can help make wind turbine blades stronger and lighter. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Lighter and Stronger: Improving Clean Energy Technologies Through Advanced Composites

New institute aims to drive down the manufacturing costs and support the widespread use of advanced fiber-reinforced polymer composites.

February 26, 2014
Employee Women's History Month Celebration (DC)

Celebrate Women's History Month with the Department of Energy headquarters, and hear from remarkable game-changing women and leading DOE engagement programs.

February 25, 2014
Presentation: FracFocus

Mike Paque, Gerry Baker, and Stan Belieu reported on the work of FracFocus and the improvements made in FracFocus 2.0 as well as their connection with Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS) used by states and tribes.

February 25, 2014
Presentation: DOE Office of Fossil Energy

Paula Gant, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Oil and Gas highlighted a number of reports from 2011-2013 aimed at the safe and responsible development of oil and natural gas resources, reported on the progress of FracFocus, and provided a clearer definition for what FracFocus is and what it is not.

February 25, 2014
January 6, 2014 SEAB FracFocus 2.0 Task Force Meeting Minutes

The SEAB FracFocus 2.0 Task Force, chaired by John Deutch, held its first meeting on January 6, 2014.  The Task Force is charged with reviewing how FracFocus 2.0 houses the information Federal and State regulatory agencies require as part of their regulatory functions with regard to disclosure of the composition and quantities of fracturing fluids injected into unconventional oil and gas wells.