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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $35 Million in Funding for Hydrokinetic Turbine Development
Today, DOE announced $35 million in funding for 11 projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) SHARKS program.
November 24, 2020
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Department of Energy Cites Fluor Idaho, LLC for Nuclear Safety Program Violations
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor Idaho, LLC (Fluor Idaho) for violations
November 20, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $16 Million in funding for Phase 1 of Ultra-High Temperature Materials Program
DOE announced $16 million in funding as part of Phase 1 of the ARPA-E Ultrahigh Temperature Impervious Materials Advancing Turbine Efficiency program.
November 18, 2020
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Utah State University’s Seth Manesse Wins First Individual CyberForce Competition™
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Seth Manesse of Utah State University as the winner of its sixth annual CyberForce Competition.
November 18, 2020
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DOE to Provide $100 Million for High Energy Physics Research
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $100 million over the next four years for new research in high energy physics.
November 17, 2020
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DOE to Provide $15 Million for New Bioimaging Instrumentation and Approaches
DOE to provide funding for bioimaging research to develop new and improved instrumentation to visualize metabolic processes in living cells.
November 16, 2020
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Energy Department Releases its Hydrogen Program Plan
DOE released its Hydrogen Program Plan to provide a strategic framework for its hydrogen research, development, and demonstration activities.
November 12, 2020
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Energy Department Announces $130 Million in Solar Technology Projects
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $130 million in new projects to advance solar technologies.
November 12, 2020
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Trump Administration Works with State of California to Advance Next Steps For Cleanup At ETEC
DOE announced several significant steps to continue progress in the cleanup of Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) in California.
November 5, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Launches Program to Enhance Partnerships Between Government and Critical Infrastructure
Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the launch of the Operational Technology (OT) Defender Fellowship.
November 4, 2020
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Energy Blog

Why You Should Think About the U.S. Department of Energy this Thanksgiving
Did you know that you have the U.S. Department of Energy to thank for some of the science behind keeping your turkey fresh?
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This Smartphone Microscope is Changing the Way U.S. Tribal Students View Nuclear Energy
STEM activity engages students in U.S. Tribes through a smartphone microscope.
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Students, SRS Experts Engage in ‘STEMulating' Conversations
Students are becoming pen pals with Savannah River Site (SRS) employees whose degrees and careers involve science, technology, engineering, and math.
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Veterans Boost America’s Energy Workforce
The Department of Energy is committed to supporting and empowering American workers, especially servicemembers separating from active duty.
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CWC Alum Pivots Competition Experience to Job in Nuclear Security
Jessica Davis is using the engineering, analysis, and project management experience she developed during the CWC to her new job in nuclear security.
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DOE Modernization of Nuclear Safety Management Rule Puts Focus on Safety, Minimizes Unnecessary Administrative Burden
One of the most important missions of the Department of Energy (DOE) is the operation, maintenance, and security of nuclear sites around the country
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Ways to Celebrate National STEM Day
This Sunday, November 8, is National STEM Day. There’s a plethora of ways to celebrate -- read on to find out more.
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Department of Energy Committed to Supporting Workforce Readiness in Appalachia
The Department will continue to pursue opportunities to expand workforce development efforts in Appalachia.
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2021 Collegiate Wind Competition to Focus on Outreach and Planning for Adaptability
A new academic year is underway, which means a new class of college students is preparing for the 2021 DOE Collegiate Wind Competition.
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2020 Nobel Prize Victories Confirm the Necessity of Energy Department’s Public and Private Partnerships
Three individuals who exemplify the best of DOE's public and private partnership have been awarded 2020 Nobel Prizes and Laureates.
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Media Advisories

Assistant Secretary Winberg to Travel to Pennsylvania
Assistant Secretary Winberg will be in Pennsylvania to participate in the Upstream PA 2020 Conference and an Energy Town Hall Meeting
October 28, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Participate in the 4th India Energy Forum by CERAWeek
Secretary Brouillette will join Dan Yergin for a press conference at the 4th India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, hosted virtually by IHS Markit.
October 28, 2020
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Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Visit Arizona State University
Under Secretary for Science Dabbar will visit Arizona State University, tour facilities, and meet with researchers implementing projects funded by DOE
October 27, 2020
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Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes to Travel to Minnesota
Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes will visit Daikin Applied's manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minnesota, where he will make an announcement.
October 27, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Tour Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Well Outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Secretary Brouillette will be in Washington County, Pennsylvania touring an active Range Resources natural gas well site just outside Pittsburgh, PA.
October 26, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Participate in Fireside Chat Hosted by Rice University's Baker Institute
Secretary Brouillette will participate in a fireside chat hosted by Rice University's Baker Institute. It will be moderated by Dr. Ken Medlock.
October 21, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Hold Sixth Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Meeting and Make Joint NASA Announcement
The live-streamed meeting will discuss advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning, space exploration, and innovation.
October 19, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Visit Ohio
The visit will include a roundtable discussion with industry leaders and meetings with local officials and stakeholders.
October 14, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Johnstown and Erie, Pennsylvania
Secretary Brouillette will be in Pennsylvania to discuss energy supply chain issues facing America and how Western PA can help the U.S. overcome them.
October 13, 2020
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Secretary Dan Brouillette and Senator Lamar Alexander to Announce Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Program Grant
Secretary Brouillette, Senator Lamar Alexander, and Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Rita Baranwal will host a press call to announce a grant.
October 13, 2020
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Recent Speeches

Remarks as Prepared for Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette at Baker Institute Fireside Chat
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette addressed the Baker Institute on October 21, 2020.
October 21, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette to the American at the Gas Association Executive Conference
Secretary Brouillette addressed the American Gas Association Executive Conference on October 13, 2020.
October 13, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette's Remarks to the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference
Secretary Dan Brouillette recorded a video greeting to the attendees of the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference.
August 20, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the IEA Big Ideas Conference
Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the National Space Council
June 16, 2020
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VIDEO: Under Secretary Dabbar's Remarks for AAPI Month Celebration
Under Secretary Paul Dabbar spoke to a virtual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month event May 28, titled “Unite Our Nation By Empowering Equality.”
May 28, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the National Space Council
Secretary Brouillette spoke about our work with the Council in powering space exploration and development and role as the "Department of Exploration."
May 19, 2020
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Remarks As Prepared by Secretary Brouillette For Women’s History Month
The Women’s History Month event was postponed due to issued guidance to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 26, 2020
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Press Conference Remarks Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Monday, February 3, 2020 (As Prepared)
Secretary Dan Brouillette delivers remarks at a press conference in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, February 3, 2020.
February 5, 2020
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Remarks As Prepared For Under Secretary Menezes Washington Auto Show: Industry Media Day
Remarks As Prepared For Under Secretary Menezes Washington Auto Show: Industry Media Day.
January 23, 2020
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Remarks By Secretary Brouillette For MLK Commemoration
Remarks As Prepared for Secretary Brouillette For MLK Commemoration.
January 22, 2020
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Remarks by Secretary Perry for the Global Energy Institute at U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Secretary Perry delivered remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2019
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Secretary Perry Addresses the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
DOE Secretary Rick Perry addresses the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
November 5, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette: IEA "Big IdEAs" Speaker Series
Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette delivered remarks for the International Energy Agency (IEA) Big IdEAs speaker series in Paris, France.
July 11, 2019
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“Digitalization and Automation in the Oil and Gas Industry – Challenges and Opportunities” Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel
Deputy Secretary Brouillette spoke at the Digitalization and Automation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.
June 24, 2019
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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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Mars 2020, Part 2: SuperCam Does It All

Developed by Los Alamos National Lab, SuperCam is the scientific “Swiss Army Knife” for NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover. In this episode, we hear from the SuperCam team what it's like shooting rocks with lasers, and how it could help us find life on Mars. 

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#STEMRising

This Smartphone Microscope is Changing the Way U.S. Tribal Students View Nuclear Energy
November 23, 2020
STEM activity engages students in U.S. Tribes through a smartphone microscope.
Learn More
Students, SRS Experts Engage in ‘STEMulating' Conversations
November 17, 2020
Students are becoming pen pals with Savannah River Site (SRS) employees whose degrees and careers involve science, technology, engineering, and math.
Learn More
CWC Alum Pivots Competition Experience to Job in Nuclear Security
November 12, 2020
Jessica Davis is using the engineering, analysis, and project management experience she developed during the CWC to her new job in nuclear security.
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Ways to Celebrate National STEM Day
November 6, 2020
This Sunday, November 8, is National STEM Day. There’s a plethora of ways to celebrate -- read on to find out more.
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Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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