Energy News

Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 15, 2018
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The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 11, 2018
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Under Secretary Paul Dabbar Participates in White House Summit: AI for American Industry
Representatives at the summit included both the tech companies developing AI technologies, and American industry leaders.
May 10, 2018
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C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
May 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Seeks Information on Small-Scale Modular Coal-Based Power Plants of the Future
The Department of Energy issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants of the future.
May 8, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 3, 2018
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Department of Energy to Invest $30 Million in Quantum Science Initiative
Research will help lay the groundwork for future computing.
May 2, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
May 1, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Funding to Support Long-Duration Energy Storage
ARPA-E provides up to $30 million to develop storage technologies for secure, resilient grid.
May 1, 2018
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Undersecretary of Energy Menezes Announces $23 Million in New Funding to Advance Marine Energy Technologies
The Energy Department announced $23 million to support marine energy industry advancement in wave, tidal, ocean and river current technologies.
April 30, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
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Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
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Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
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5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
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STEM: An Integral Part of Ames Laboratory’s Mission
Director of Ames National Laboratory Dr. Adam Schwartz shares highlights of the STEM outreach programs at his Lab and Iowa State students involved.
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5 Things to Know About National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Find Your World's Fair Moment
Director Hawryluk of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory unveils the moment that captured him to pursue a career in STEM.
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Five Fast Facts About the "Calutron Girls"
The "Calutron Girls" are the final women of the Manhattan Project we're celebrating this year.
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From Sea to Shining Sea: Leadership Visits Every Energy Department National Lab
Secretary Perry and other Energy Department leaders see some of America's most important science and technology research up close.
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CHART: U.S. net energy imports in 2017 fell to their lowest levels since 1982
Total U.S. energy imports are down while exports are shattering records.
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#STEMRising

Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
May 7, 2018
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ORNL launches STEM internship program for Anderson, Roane County students
High school students in Anderson and Roane counties are invited to apply for a new summer internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
May 4, 2018
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Local Youth Receive Nearly $660K for Higher Education
Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund awards help send area seniors off to college with an extra boost. The winners had strong leadership & grades.
May 4, 2018
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A Third Grader Gets Hooked on STEM Through Gaming
Interest in computer games can spur kids to push the boundaries of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and life simulation.
April 30, 2018
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SWAP 4 | Ep. 1| At L'Oréal USA
Teams from General Motors and L’Oréal USA swap facilities to find new, innovative ways to save energy. Watch what happens!