Energy News

Department of Energy Announces $46 Million to Improve Resiliency of Solar Generation
New funding will advance research on how solar energy can play a role in helping grid operators assess and defend against cyber and physical threats.
October 15, 2018
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NNSA awards new cooperative agreements to advance nuclear stockpile science
NNSA has designated four new Centers of Excellence at universities across the nation as part of the Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program.
October 15, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $11.4 Million for New Projects to Advance Efficient Drilling for Geothermal Energy
The projects will focus on accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
October 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Celebrates Manufacturing Day
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joins President Trump and communities across the nation in celebrating Manufacturing Day.
October 5, 2018
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DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government Coordinating Council Meeting
Meeting aimed at advancing joint initiatives to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s oil and natural gas infrastructure.
October 4, 2018
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Nationwide Emergency Alert Test Planned for Oct. 3; Test Messages Will be Sent to Cell Phones, TV and Radio
FEMA and FCC will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
October 2, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $28 Million to Advance Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding to support the creation of more resilient energy delivery systems.
October 1, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Selected projects will support the development of solvent, sorbent, and membrane technologies.
September 27, 2018
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DOE Applauds Vogtle Decision
Historic project will be the first large scale nuclear utility project completed in the United States in over 30 years.
September 26, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

In Celebration of American Manufacturing
The Energy Department is working with U.S. manufacturers to improve energy productivity – the ability to produce more with less energy.
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President Trump Signs Bill to Boost Advanced Nuclear in America
Law eliminates some of the financial and technological barriers standing in the way of nuclear innovation.
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Program manager sees education enrichment come to fruition
NNSA's MSIPP manager traveled to KCNSC and NETL to see the benefit of the program on its participants.
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A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria and Irma
A First-Hand Look at Puerto Rico One Year After Maria
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NNSA develops ‘fingerprinting’ technique for exports to keep WMD building blocks out of the wrong hands
NNSA works with experts to keep adversaries from illicitly acquiring dual-use goods.
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Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
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Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
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Preparedness Profile: Brandon Charles Bielhy
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team
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Preparedness Profile: John Crapo
Meet John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
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Preparedness Profile: Will Carrier
Meet William Bruce Carrier III, Headquarters Protective Force.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry To Visit Ames National Laboratory
While there, he will tour the lab’s facilities, provide remarks, and answer employee’s questions at an all-hands meeting.
October 16, 2018
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Department of Energy to Host Press Briefing Call
Media background will provide an update on U.S. nuclear exports to China following a U.S. Government review led by the National Security Council.
October 11, 2018
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Official Swearing-In Ceremony for Karen S. Evans to be the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Securit...
Karen S. Evans to be sworn-in as Assistant Secretary of the Office for Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.
October 9, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Visit Sandia National Laboratories
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to visit Sandia National Laboratories.
October 5, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Travels to Halifax for G7 Energy Ministerial
Deputy Secretary will have high-level discussions on global energy policy with his counterparts from the seven member countries of the G7.
September 19, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Berlin, Germany
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Berlin, Germany where he will promote U.S. energy resources and bilateral cooperation.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania for high-level discussions with energy leaders across Europe.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Mexico City for First Global Challenge
Secretary will also meet with Mexican government officials to discuss the continuity of strong bilateral energy partnership.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Secretary will tour the Energy Systems Integration Facility and the Science and Technology Facility with Senator Cory Gardner.
August 13, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to North Dakota
Secretary Perry will travel to North Dakota to tour North American Coal’s Falkirk Mine and Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station.
August 10, 2018
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#STEMRising

Program manager sees education enrichment come to fruition
NNSA's MSIPP manager traveled to KCNSC and NETL to see the benefit of the program on its participants.
September 28, 2018
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Women in STEM Posters for Classrooms: Series 3
Download the inspiring poster series for women in STEM for your home, classroom, or office today.
September 20, 2018
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Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
September 12, 2018
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Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
September 10, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier