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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Chairman Francois Jacq of France’s CEA Sign Statements of Intent on Advanced Fast Neutron Sodium-Coo...
The signing ushers in a new era of DOE-CEA research and development (R&D) cooperation with enhanced collaboration.
April 26, 2018
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Department of Energy Cites Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations
Energy Department issues preliminary Notice of Violation to Bechtel National Inc. for violations of worker safety and health requirements.
April 25, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Advance Geothermal Drilling Technologies
New projects to support accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
April 23, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million in New Projects to Lower Cost of Power Electronics in Solar Energy Systems
Innovations are critical to address solar photovoltaic reliability challenges and driving down costs.
April 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $39 million for Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research and Development
Funding will address key early-stage technical challenges for fuel cells and for hydrogen fuel production, delivery, and storage.
April 17, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $105 Million in New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies
Funding support America’s continued leadership in energy innovation through solar technology.
April 17, 2018
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DOE Announces Investment to Strengthen and Secure the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding builds on Energy Department's efforts with the private sector toward improving the security of the Nation's critical energy infrastructure.
April 16, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy and Indian Department of Atomic Energy Sign Agreement for Neutrino Physics Collaboration
Agreement opens the way for jointly advancing cutting-edge neutrino science projects underway in both countries.
April 16, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $99 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy will award 82 grants totaling $99 million to 69 small businesses in 26 states.
April 12, 2018
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Lewis University Wins DOE’s 2018 Cyber Defense Competition
Event brings students in computer science and engineering together in a competitive training simulation.
April 10, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

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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University teams to compete in Department of Energy’s 2018 National Cyber Defense Competition
Announcing the 29 university teams selected to compete in the third annual Cyber Defense Competition (CDC), taking place April 6–7, 2018.
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Inspiring and Training the Next STEM Generation
Director Nigel Lockyer of Fermilab shares the programs he's most proud of at Fermilab that shape and inspire the next STEM generation.
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Five Fast Facts About Floy Agnes Lee
The fourth woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Floy Agnes Lee.
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Sparking Scientific Curiosity
Terry Wallace Jr., Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, shares what's at the heart of STEM outreach for his Lab.
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Five Fast Facts About Irène Joliot-Curie
The third woman whose work helped the Manhattan Project that we're highlighting this month is Irène Joliot-Curie.
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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.
April 25, 2018
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Researcher Creates ‘Nancy Nano’ as a Cartoon Ambassador for Nanoscience Education
A Lawrence Berkeley National Lab researcher, Tracy Mattox, authored an e-book series featuring “Nancy Nano,” a cartoon nanoparticle.
April 25, 2018
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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.
April 19, 2018
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Free Sign Language Science Camp at DOE National Lab Now Accepting Registrations
Free Sign Language Science Camp at Jefferson Lab Now Accepting Registration
April 17, 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!