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DOE Launches Wave Energy Water Desalination Prize Competition
Prize competition seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies.
June 13, 2019
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Energy Department to Invest $32 Million in Computer Design of Materials
Researchers to take advantage of DOE’s advanced supercomputers.
June 12, 2019
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Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet
Projects will develop advanced technologies that improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of America's coal fleet.
June 10, 2019
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Department of Energy Publishes Interpretation on High-Level Radioactive Waste
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sent a supplemental notice to the Federal Register that provides its interpretation of high level waste.
June 5, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $75 Million for High Energy Physics Research
Projects span colliders, neutrinos, dark matter, and dark energy.
June 4, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Plans for Quantum Information Science Centers
Department seeks stakeholder input on topic areas and selection criteria.
May 31, 2019
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U.S. Joins International Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Women's Leadership Effort
The U.S. is now a signatory to the International Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Technology Collaboration Program.
May 30, 2019
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DOE Releases New Study Highlighting the Untapped Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States
Report summarizes findings showing that geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold from today.
May 30, 2019
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U.S., Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and European Commission Launch New Hydrogen Initiative Under The Clean Energy Ministerial
Hydrogen initiative will drive international collaboration on policies, programs and projects to accelerate the commercial deployment of hydrogen.
May 29, 2019
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Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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ENERGY BLOG

Hanford Volunteers Connect Young Women With STEM Careers
Volunteers at the EM Hanford Site are reaching out to female students to promote the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Arlene Fetizanan
Arlene Fetizanan is an international relations specialist within the Office of International Affairs.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Rodrigo (Rod) Rimando
Rodrigo (Rod) Rimando is a Senior Site/Field Liaison in the Office of Environmental Management.
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Oak Ridge Contractor Awards STEM Grants to Local Schools
Designing and building a robot. Learning to print in 3-D. Researching current events and then producing a news media show.
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Could they be the future workforce of NNSA?
Last month, children of all ages descended on NNSA and the Department of Energy (DOE) for the annual Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
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Military Appreciation Month: Berkeley Lab’s Michael Johnson
Mike Johnson's service in the military has helped pave the way for a rewarding career at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Kerry Cheung
Kerry Cheung is a Program Manager for electric grid research and development in the Office of Electricity.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for Yunzhi Huang
Yunzhi (Lucy) Huang is a building science researcher and technology developer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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Call to Action: How the military draft earned this Navy Vet a long career in nuclear
Argonne National Laboratory researcher Roger Blomquist was drafted into the Vietnam War, setting up a long career in nuclear.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for James Thompson
James P. Thompson is an Administrative Judge for the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
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Media Advisories

Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Participate in G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial
Deputy Secretary to discuss global issues relating to energy growth and new technologies, as well as environmental sustainability.
June 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry and President Duda of Poland to Tour Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal
Two leaders will also hold a bilateral meeting to discuss opportunities to bolster U.S.-Poland energy cooperation.
June 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry Participates in Official Visit of the Republic of Poland
Secretary will also witness the signing of a major agreement between an American and Polish company for the purchase of American LNG.
June 11, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Remarks at Edison Electric Institute Annual Conference
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Philadelphia, PA to participate in the Edison Electric Institute’s Annual Conference.
June 10, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Visit Belgium, Slovenia, and France
Secretary Perry to join Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.
June 4, 2019
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Keynote 8th Annual Utah Governor’s Summit
After the keynote remarks, Secretary Perry will be joined by the keynote speakers and the Governor of Wyoming to participate in a fireside chat.
May 28, 2019
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DOE and ExxonMobil to Formalize Research Partnership
Energy Department will formalize partnership between National Energy Technology Laboratory, ExxonMobil and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
May 21, 2019
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Under Secretary Menezes to Visit Pennsylvania
Menezes will discuss opportunities for economic development in the Appalachian region and utilization of the region’s vast energy resources.
May 14, 2019
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Under Secretary Menezes to Speak At DOE Cyber Conference
Under Secretary Menezes will provide the keynote address at the 2019 DOE Cyber Conference held in Denver, Colorado.
May 13, 2019
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Secretary Perry Attends 2019 Concordia Americas Summit
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Bogotá, Colombia to participate in the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit.
May 10, 2019
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Recent Speeches

Secretary Perry at EarthX 2019 in Dallas
Secretary Perry spoke at EarthX in Dallas on April 25, 2019.
April 30, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette: 11th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue & Business Summit
Introductory Remarks for Deputy Secretary Brouillette 11th U.S.-MX CEO Dialogue & Business Summit for the Development of Southern Mexico Session.
April 12, 2019
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The New American Energy Era: Secretary Perry Keynote Address at CERA Week
Secretary Perry talks about the new era of American energy at CERAWeek in Texas.
March 13, 2019
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Energy Diversity and Security Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Rick Perry talks about energy diversity and security in Prague, Czech Republic.
November 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces the Launch of the U.S.-Poland Strategic Energy Dialogue
United States and Poland sign Memorandum of Understanding for a reinforced Strategic Dialogue on Energy.
November 9, 2018
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IAEA General Conference: Opening Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Perry's remarks at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria on September 17, 2018.
September 17, 2018
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#STEMRising

Register Now – State, Local, and K-12 Leadership: Unlocking Energy Affordability Event
June 13, 2019
Register Now – State, Local, and K-12 Leadership: Unlocking Energy Affordability Event
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Hanford Volunteers Connect Young Women With STEM Careers
June 11, 2019
Volunteers at the EM Hanford Site are reaching out to female students to promote the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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All-woman Team Commands Rock-zapping Laser on Mars
June 10, 2019
The team is responsible for sending commands to the ChemCam instrument, which shoots Martian rocks with a laser to determine their chemical make-up
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Bilingual STEM Education Night Teaches Students 'the Sky's the Limit'
June 7, 2019
INL provided a grant and Spanish-speaking volunteers to support the Dora Erickson Elementary School’s STEM education night.
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The New American Energy Era
How innovation is ushering in a new era of American energy.